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Hanna – review

Even with Eric Bana and Cate Blanchett in the cast, Joe Wright's would-be thriller about a teen assassin is oddly boring

Too boring to be a proper thriller, and too goofily hectic for anything grander than that, Joe Wright's self-conscious new assassin movie Hanna is guided with sleek laser-accuracy at a precisely equidistant point between two stools. After a strongish start, the film doesn't so much sag as utterly collapse – each audience member will feel like someone who has flung himself into a hammock that isn't tied at either end. With its wicked-witch performance from Cate Blanchett, its derivative premise, its bland Europudding location work and some frankly outrageous boredom, this will test everyone's patience.

Eric Bana plays Erik, a battle-scarred professional tough guy with a guttural German accent hiding out in the snowy forest wearing clothes made out of furry animal skins, like Robinson Crusoe. Here he has trained up a lovely,

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