Film Review: Hanna

The conceit Kick-Ass purported to explore with the character of Hit Girl was what would happen if a real-life expert soldier raised a daughter in his own lethal image. Subtract all the comic-book referencing and hyperbole, hone in on Hit Girl and Pa, and you have Joe Wright’s Hanna, an engrossing but aimless jumble of ideas and conventions with a new spin on the well-worn movie cliché of genetic augmentation for combat purposes.

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