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Jennifer Lopez, Viola Davis elevate vigilante thriller 'Lila & Eve'

Jennifer Lopez, Viola Davis elevate vigilante thriller 'Lila & Eve'

Lifetime Films' "Lila & Eve" is a standard-issue female vigilante thriller that's skillfully elevated by the performances of leads Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez. Frustrated over the justice system's handling of the fatal drive-by shooting of her eldest son, single Atlanta mom Lila (Davis) proceeds to take the law into her own hands with the encouragement of the street-smart Eve (Lopez), whom she meets in a grieving mother support group. Tough, brittle Lila's refusal to stoically accept the things she cannot change takes her down an increasingly violent path, but the ever-rooted Davis, who could breathe three-dimensional life into a stick figure, draws us in...

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