Review: Those Who Wish Me Dead : Pop Culture Happy Hour The new movie Those Who Wish Me Dead is a lot of things at once. It's the story of a smokejumper, played by Angelina Jolie, who battles terrifying forest fires. It's the story of a young kid chased by killers. And it's the story of a pregnant woman forced to defend herself. The film is directed by Taylor Sheridan, who wrote 2016's Hell Or High Water, and is now streaming on HBO Max.
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Only You Can Prevent Very Dramatic Fires: 'Those Who Wish Me Dead'

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Only You Can Prevent Very Dramatic Fires: 'Those Who Wish Me Dead'

Only You Can Prevent Very Dramatic Fires: 'Those Who Wish Me Dead'

Only You Can Prevent Very Dramatic Fires: 'Those Who Wish Me Dead'

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Angelina Jolie stars as Hannah in Those Who Wish Me Dead. Courtesy of Warner Bros. hide caption

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Angelina Jolie stars as Hannah in Those Who Wish Me Dead.

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The new movie Those Who Wish Me Dead is a lot of things at once. It's the story of a smokejumper, played by Angelina Jolie, who battles terrifying forest fires. It's the story of a young kid chased by killers. And it's the story of a pregnant woman forced to defend herself. The film is directed by Taylor Sheridan, who wrote 2016's Hell Or High Water, and is now streaming on HBO Max.

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The audio was produced by Candice Lim and edited by Jessica Reedy.