Excerpt: HANNA Joe Wright's Hanna is a tech-savvy fairy tale, replete with a wicked witch, uncertain parentage and chopsocky mixed martial arts. Despite its 21st-century trappings and protofeminist protagonist, Hanna strangely reverts to reactionary politics as usual.
Excerpt: Imagine the Brothers Grimm as commercial filmmakers, their expertise in folklore adapted to the international thriller. And why not? Red Riding Hood’s close encounter with a dissembling wolf has proved itself a perennial favorite, despite the fairy tale’s preposterous narrative and gruesome...
'Hanna' combines elegant visuals with tense excitement
Las Vegas Weekly
6 April 2011
Excerpt: If you saw the Oscar-nominated Brit-lit drama Atonement a few years back, odds are you didn’t emerge thinking that its director, Joe Wright, and its teenage sensation, the preternaturally intense Saoirse Ronan, ought to team up again for a high-octane action flick.
Excerpt: "Hanna" is a film that will divide action fans. Some will appreciate that this isn't your conventional assassin flick, as it straddles the line between art-house and mainstream cinema. Others will lament the lack of action as it takes the time to explore themes of family and coming-of-age.
Conclusion: Filmen: Trailern till Joe Wrights nya film Hanna gav i alla fall mig hopp om en Bourne-doftande actionrulle med en ung tjej som tränas upp av sin pappa till att bli den bästa yrkesmördaren I världen. Du också? Skönt, då är jag inte ensam om att ha haft en del förhoppningar i alla fall.