The eponymous assassin will face a series of dire episodes that reflect the synergy of prolific helmsman and thespian starting with a mission gone awry in Paris.
From Dominican Republic to New Orleans the Bib Apple and the Windy City along other stops there are many fastidious set pieces that showcase pristine lensing, editing and sound design to enhance a visceral experience.
While intriguing more than affecting from the stylized approach of the icy, deliberate demeanor a chance to consider the primary nature of a cold-blooded brutality allows for a modicum of empathy. AS the grim steeliness arguably has a crescendo in a taut clash with Tilda Swinton’s expert.
A sinister quality to the voice-over offers a glimpse into a hazy, if very watchable slick individual who knows how to maneuver the clandestine around the inadvertent. “The Killer” resonates in its particular detached way as an ice-cold hitman thriller.