Penn’s Gunman misfires

I AM an avowed fan of Sean Penn. As an actor. As a writer/director.

He has created some of the films that have touched me significantly. So any film to which he gives his imprint — in this case as star and producer — I am eager to embrace.

Terrier (Penn), a mercenary in the Congo in 2006, finds himself assigned to a political assassination by Felix (Bardem) which triggers chaos within the country. It’s no secret that Felix fancies the love of Terrier’s life Annie (Trinca), which means that Terrier’s enforced departure from the scene