What would happen if a campaign manager witnessed the murder of a high profile client by a hitman? Well, in the case of the very well executed movie The Adversary, she would find herself in protective custody with someone from her past and on the run while being chased by the assassin who is determined with finishing his job.
The hitman is played to the hilt by European actor Joan James Muixi known for roles like the popular video game character, homicide detective Max Payne. Joan James conveys in a self possessed fashion all the intensity of a real contract killer . Joan James has an old school masculine appeal and his athleticism is showcased in the physical scenes. His performance as the Hitman is both minimalistic and nuanced.
His laser focus as an actor enhances his charisma and specially his naturally strong presence. When you first see him on the screen you see he has all the attributes of a leading man . It’s easy to see why he can pull off those rugged , tormented outsiders, and action hero leading roles convincingly. As in different roles Joan James has played, his hitman has an aura of mystery and his stoic, silent and composed persona reinforces the relentless willpower that the character has in order to fulfill his assignment.
Joan James chases the murder witness and her protector through the film in a non-stop performance that constantly injects suspense. One really never knows what will happen when a hunter is chasing his prey. He could win or the tables could turn on him, but nothing is guaranteed in a fast-paced movie like The
The Adversary was written, produced and directed by Brandon Kyle, who also stars as the character Brett Wells. Brandon is the CEO and owner of Creative One Entertainment, the production company that produced the film.