Two Czech operatives parachute into Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia with minimal supplies and months-old intel. Their mission: to contact the local resistance forces and assassinate the highest ranking Nazi official.
In Atom Egoyan’s latest film, a masterly acted and suspenseful vengeance flick, the assured, multilayered script triggers the kind of immense grief that has suffused Egoyan’s work, particularly in how lives are impacted by larger tragedies.
The rough and intense Triple 9 goes to the limit of what we’ve seen of corrupt cops in movies, and with a near-perfect cast: Casey Affleck, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Anthony Mackie, and Aaron Paul. In other words, it’s another button pushing, balls-to-the-wall John Hillcoat movie.