Here’s something you don’t see often: Milla Jovovich not battling zombies, and not wielding some impossibly menacing piece of artillery. In “Faces in the Crowd,” we see Jovovich in a rare mode of vulnerability and fragility (in spite of those muscular shoulders) — even giving the impression that she buys aroma candles when life upsets her, and goes out for gluten-free pizza afterwards.

Is this where Jovovich is heading? If so, as a fan I feel like I should be there for her and commend her on this new career move. On the other hand, I want to tear into the screen to hand her a machine gun and a spaghetti-strap tank top so she can go back to being her proper “Resident Evil” Jovovich self. Ah, this fan thing — it’s complicated.

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