Despite a cast that includes Jessica Chastain and Colin Farrell, Ava can't rise above its dull script no matter how seriously it takes itself.
Alex Chung’s hyper-violent hitman movie, Contracts, misses its mark by a wide margin.
Grab your boom box and throw it in the garbage. This isn't Say Anything. It's Grosse Pointe Blank.
Hanna is about a young girl being raised by her father in a log cabin in the sub-arctic. But as you might guess, this eponymous girl is unique: she is being trained as an assassin. Too often movies try to be more than they are - to impress with such intensity as to send them over the top - but Hanna is content to be a little piece of something elegant.