Olga Kurylenko goes mean and realistic as a female assassin seeking escape and peace in this Israeli-made film. Mostly known for her sexy roles, it is very refreshing to see her in a more edgy role than usual. Tough, simple and gritty, "The Assassin Next Door" may have been retitled to suit American viewers but it succeeds as an action drama.
I’ve always had a soft spot for movies about rogue assassins and how stories about them seem to bring forth a morality play and a theme on redemption. I am not sure, but I guess stories where people who have done despicable things and then they come seeking a form of atonement have always fascinated me; after all, we are human and none of us are perfect and each one have sinned. However, much as I am into these type of stories, I would be lying if I didn’t admit that “human Viagra … more