Hanna (2011)

Hanna (2011) – Kick-Ass proved that a young girl killing a bunch of bad guys has definite entertainment value, but while Kick-Ass was an affectionate parody of comic book films, Hanna has a decidedly more serious take on the subject. Hanna marks a rather significant departure from director Joe Wright’s previous period dramas, Price and … Continue reading

Funny People (2009)

Funny People (2009) — First thing is first.  This is a drama.  It’s about comedians and therefore has a lot of humor in it, but the purpose of the film is to tell a dramatic story [okay, i shouldn’t presume about Judd Apatow’s purpose for making the film, but that’s how it seems to me].  … Continue reading