Review of Hanna

Eric Bana and Saoirse Ronan in Hanna

Directed by: Joe Wright
Written By: Seth Lochhead & David Farr
Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Cate Blanchett and Eric Bana


Here’s the short review: It’s awesome. Here’s the not-so-short review: It’s really awesome. I’m a bit of a fan of the action film, and there have been a lamentable lack of them lately with the kind of writing and art film styling present here in Hanna. For those of you who haven’t seen any of the trailers or who have generally been living under a rock, Hanna is the story of a young assassin given the choice to enact revenge on an intelligence agent by her father, played brilliantly by Eric Bana. “She won’t stop until you’re dead,” Bana says, referring to Cate Blanchett’s character, “or she is.”
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Diagnosis:Film-Weekend of April 8

Diagnosis:Film-Weekend of April 8

This week we get a dumb remake, an interesting action thriller, a sappy surfer flick, a stoner fantasy comedy, a film about Bill Hicks, a documentary about the 70s DIY film movement, an IMAX animal thing, an infuriating romantic comedy and Meek’s Cutoff. Really, that’s about it. The rest are mostly “whatever.” My money is on that action thriller, by the way.

What are you planning on seeing this weekend? What do you think based on the trailers? Do any of these look good? Sound off in the comments section!

Films after the jump!
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