Asher

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Asher (Ron Perlman) is a former Mossad agent turned gun for hire, living an austere life in an ever-changing Brooklyn. Approaching the end of his career, he breaks the oath he took as a young man when he meets Sophie (Famke Janssen) on a hit gone wrong. In order to have love in his life before it's too late, he must kill the man he was, for a chance at becoming the man he wants to be.

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Dreyfuss sinks his teeth into his handful of scenes, while Bisset hits different but equally effective tones in her moments. The underrated Janssen, striking as ever, does her usual stellar work.

Dec 6, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

Nothing in the proceedings rings remotely true unless you've been weaned on a steady diet of soulful hit men movies.

Dec 6, 2018 | Full Review…

Unfortunately the pace is so relaxed as to be meandering; and Jay Zaretsky's screenplay is cliché-packed...

Dec 6, 2018 | Full Review…

"Asher" can move slowly at times, kind of like its main character, but you find yourself rooting for the old guy.

Dec 5, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

The familiarity of its over-the-hill hit-man plot leaves 'Asher' of cable or streaming-service quality, but Perlman's formidable presence makes it watchable on those secondary venues.

Dec 31, 2018 | Rating: C | Full Review…

You can appreciate the character-driven approach of this crime drama while also wishing the titular protagonist had a more compelling movie in which to inhabit.

Dec 14, 2018 | Full Review…

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I was so disappointed by Asher. I thought "Famke Janssen hooks up with Ron Perlman the retiring assassin? Phenomenal!" unfortunately, it was not so. Wasted good talent, not on terribleness, just on blandness.

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