REVIEW: Hanna - The U/A version of Logan with more complicated mess and less superpower.

Updated: Mar 31, 2019


Hanna created by David Farr as an adaptation of the movie with the same name looks unnecessary and has nothing new compared to its original. It looks like a U/A version of the X-Men's Logan with more methodical action and less gory.




Johanna ( Joanna Kulig) and Erik ( Joel Kinnaman) tries to escape a medical facility with Johanna's baby who are being chased by government officials who experiment on children to make them an advanced human race, but in the chase Johanna gets killed and Erik somehow escapes with the baby girl (Hanna) . Later after a long time, the chief of this operation hears a rumour that the girl and Erik are still alive. So the chase begins again with some regular teenage drama and continues with pointless twists in almost every episode. Then they also come to know that there are other children who are still experimented under the same project. So Erik and Hanna go to help them escape .


The show had some new and pretty good ideas but the creators failed to execute it properly like they wanted to show the main character who likes the regular teenage life but is forced to live a complicated action-packed life. She has lived sixteen years of her life in jungle still she looks very comfortable in the city and with other people as an outsider. The show is pretty lengthy, some twists were just not needed at all. Also Noah Taylor as Dr. Kunek could have been such a great evil character but he comes in the last episode and just leaves without having much of an impact on the show.



Esme Miles as Hanna did a great job but felt little weak at some places. Seeing The Killing duo aka Joel Kinnaman and Mireille Enos again in a same show was a treat and they were pretty amazing as usual. Some dialogues made the show appear silly thus lacking a proper script to suit the show. The direction could have been much clever, though the action sequences were pretty well coordinated. The cinematography was normal, could have taken a better approach. Music was good and pretty suitable in the places it was put.


Overall, this show had some good intentions but it didn't have a proper execution.


Acting - 2.5 / 5.

Direction - 2 / 5.

Script - 2 / 5.

Cinematography - 2 / 5.

Music - 3 / 5.


Final Verdict - 2 / 5.


Average, Hanna (the movie) is better, skip it if you don't want to see a reprised version of Logan.



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