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Hanna - Amazon Original (**Spoilers**)

  • 07-01-2019 3:38pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 55,428 ✭✭✭✭ Agent Coulson


    The Killings Mireille Enos and Joel Kinnaman re-team in Amazons TV series based on the film.
    Hanna follows "the journey of an extraordinary young girl, Hanna, as she evades the relentless pursuit of an off-book CIA agent and tries to unearth the truth behind who she is.



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  • Registered Users Posts: 9,584 ✭✭✭ Slydice


    At first I was like... Hrrrmmm.. sounds like a rip of Hanna

    BUT then I checked wiki and it's based on the film!
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hanna_(TV_series)
    Hanna is an upcoming American action drama web television series based on the 2011 film of the same name

    I remember really liking that film and was kinda hoping to see Saoirse Ronan head down some kinda action hero path:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hanna_(film)
    469829.jpg

    Think the idea of following that career went out when The Host bombed:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Host_(2013_film)


    Joel Kinnaman on board as the Dad feels like a good addition for that part.

    I don't recognise any of Esme Creed-Miles previous acting gigs:
    https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2962727/
    but the one where she was a lead, Pond Life, has 7.9/10 on imdb:
    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7033192/


  • Registered Users Posts: 55,428 ✭✭✭✭ Agent Coulson


    The Superbowl trailer


  • Registered Users Posts: 9,584 ✭✭✭ Slydice


    The training scenes look decent. So I'm guesing it'll be down to the story the want to do afterwards.


  • Moderators, Entertainment Moderators Posts: 27,060 Mod ✭✭✭✭ pixelburp


    Such a random one to adapt; looks all right, but looks a lot more boilerplate than the eccentric, visually interesting original film.


  • Registered Users Posts: 7,906 ✭✭✭ EoinMcLovin


    First episode is available to watch on prime video.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 55,428 ✭✭✭✭ Agent Coulson


    Well that 48 minute pilot episode could have been cut down to 15 minutes and it would have told the same story and probably done it better.


  • Moderators, Entertainment Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators, Regional East Moderators Posts: 17,318 Mod ✭✭✭✭ The Black Oil




  • Registered Users Posts: 3,683 ✭✭✭ bren2001


    Well that 48 minute pilot episode could have been cut down to 15 minutes and it would have told the same story and probably done it better.

    I'll just scratch this off my list of TV shows to watch so....


  • Administrators, Computer Games Moderators, Entertainment Moderators, Social & Fun Moderators Posts: 54,396 Admin ✭✭✭✭✭ Mr E


    bren2001 wrote: »
    I'll just scratch this off my list of TV shows to watch so....

    If I stopped watching a show based solely on a dodgy first episode, I think I'd have missed out on a lot of great TV.


  • Registered Users Posts: 55,428 ✭✭✭✭ Agent Coulson


    If they can build up the pace of it the show might be OK.


    The pilot moved at a snails pace for what I was expecting which was a fast paced action based series.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 9,584 ✭✭✭ Slydice


    The forest stuff was decent enough. Outside the forest... eh I dunno.

    Girl works as Hanna though


  • Moderators, Entertainment Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators, Regional East Moderators Posts: 17,318 Mod ✭✭✭✭ The Black Oil


    Can't see it on primevideo.com, only the Super Bowl promo. Must be my settings.


  • Registered Users Posts: 7,906 ✭✭✭ EoinMcLovin


    Can't see it on primevideo.com, only the Super Bowl promo. Must be my settings.

    I think it was available to view for a limited time, I don’t think the show starts until March


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,267 ✭✭✭ corkie


    Full season available this Friday (29th)!

    "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."--George Santayana, The Life of Reason, 1905.

    "I must acknowledge, once and for all, that the purpose of diplomacy is to prolong a crisis." - Spock.



  • Registered Users Posts: 55,428 ✭✭✭✭ Agent Coulson


    Dropped today.


  • Moderators, Recreation & Hobbies Moderators Posts: 4,615 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Hyzepher


    Watched it. Worked well for the most part but did seem to suffer from trying to keep the pace up and as a result the plot got a bit predictable

    Good overall though.


  • Registered Users Posts: 4,963 ✭✭✭ TheIrishGrover


    I kinda liked the movie. But not nearly as much as I should have with that amazing cast. I thought Kate Clanchett, Saoirse Ronan and Eric Bana were great but the family she hooked up....... Oh God!

    I believe they were supposed to represent the opposite of Hanna: To juxtapose her minimalistic/militaristic upbringing with their overly liberal lifestyle: The mother over-sharing her sexual problems with her husband, letting the girl drink etc. But I just found them to be so offensive that I was put off the movie. I would happily have watched Hanna slaughter them all :D


  • Registered Users Posts: 31,591 ✭✭✭✭ is_that_so


    Hyzepher wrote: »
    Watched it. Worked well for the most part but did seem to suffer from trying to keep the pace up and as a result the plot got a bit predictable

    Good overall though.

    Three episodes into it and it's OK. Lots of padding as would expect for a series. Not a patch on the film, which may annoy some people, but so far still seems to be a watchable thriller despite its flaws.


  • Registered Users Posts: 7,875 ✭✭✭ Unearthly


    I never saw the film but really enjoyed that. Nothing we haven't seen before but well acted, good action scenes, and good soundtrack


  • Registered Users Posts: 783 ✭✭✭ Captain Red Beard


    I've just finished this series and I think on all fronts it beats the film , which should have been a lot better considering the cast.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 9,584 ✭✭✭ Slydice


    2: The second episode has the non-combat world feeling a bit better done than the first. Not sure how and where they are going with the story. I assume
    Berlin
    is the goal for this season.


  • Registered Users Posts: 17,038 ✭✭✭✭ OmegaGene


    On episode 7 now and I’m really enjoying it


  • Registered Users Posts: 55,428 ✭✭✭✭ Agent Coulson


    Renewed for a second season.


  • Registered Users Posts: 17,038 ✭✭✭✭ OmegaGene


    Renewed for a second season.
    :)
    Too right, the story is only just beginning


  • Registered Users Posts: 9,584 ✭✭✭ Slydice


    3: Oh that was good! They managed to pull off a lot of backstory and introduce friends without feeling like they were trying to get away with too much. Then the
    game of chess of the two sides going at each other. Loved Hannas training and instinct kicking in and the father getting it. Then right at the end with so much going on, the trap on Wiegler! I mean it should've been obvious but in trying to keep up with everything going on, I felt genuine surprise. I thought he was actually caught and maybe about to be done in.


  • Registered Users Posts: 9,584 ✭✭✭ Slydice


    4:
    awe crap

    like.. how're they gonna find each other again

    If she's gone to England and the father's gone to to ground

    All I can guess if maybe Dieter can remain a common connection


  • Registered Users Posts: 9,584 ✭✭✭ Slydice


    5:
    when Elsa was shot
    , I was just like :eek:

    Oh and I've no idea how
    Sophie, Hanna and Anton are gonna work out. Feels like the English family are just a placeholder for Hanna.
    I wonder are they gonna be around for long if the series keeps going.


  • Registered Users Posts: 9,584 ✭✭✭ Slydice


    6:
    When the father got on the elevator I was like
    YUH! :D

    Then
    when Hanna took out the two chasers from the elevator!
    :eek:

    Ok, I think the plot has been turning out
    bigger and more complex than I thought it would and that feels like a positive at this stage!


  • Registered Users Posts: 9,584 ✭✭✭ Slydice


    7: That was
    cool!

    You know, honestly, when the father went off on his lone wolf mission without Hanna.. all I could think was how less of a chance he'd have without her.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 9,584 ✭✭✭ Slydice


    Finished!

    8:
    Awe no!

    There season wasn't bad. Had more in it that I guessed from the previous Film and Pilot episode. Yeah, wouldn't mind seeing where a season two goes.


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