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WAS THAT CARIBOU KILLED IN HANNA?

April 25, 2011 by · 8 Comments 

Even though it does not bear the American Humane Society’s “no animal was harmed” seal, distributor Focus Features maintains that the caribou that appears to be the victim of Saoirse Ronan’s title character in Hanna was not injured during the production. In the opening sequence of the film, Ronan is seen tracking the animal, bringing […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: HANNA

April 9, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

To paraphrase the common cliché: You reads your critics and you takes your choice. Either Hanna is an intelligent top-of-the-line thriller, or its a pretentious over-the-top deceit — the critics are divided almost equally. Among those praising it is Roger Ebert, who writes in the Chicago Sun-Times: “Hanna is good, sound filmmaking. It depends on […]