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Colombiana stars Zoe Saldana as a girl from Bogota, Colombia who becomes an assassin after witnessing her parents' murder. That's pretty much it. There's really no more, no less. The plot is something you've seen a million times before and the ending is pretty predictable. The characters are not developed very much but that doesn't matter, much like my quibbles with the completely inaccurate shooting locations that pose as Colombia at the beginning of the movie. This is an action movie, first and foremost and the movie moves quick enough not to waste any chance at seeing a good action sequence. Saldana is good in the role and she does a good enough job anchoring the film. The rest can't be said about the rest of the movie. I can't to say it was bad. But some of the acting range was wildly uneven. Plus some of the film was downright laughable. One scene that really stood out to me was the scene where Saldana's character tells her uncle that she wants to be a killer. He tries to convince her to change her mind by taking out a gun and shooting a moving car in broad daylight! In front of other people! That scene alone should make it a eligible candidate to be included on the podcast "How Did This Get Made". Now despite my reservations with the lack of character development and the weak plot, I thought it was pretty entertaining trash. It's the type of movie where you leave your brain at the door and have a good time.
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