Hanna (PG-13)

★★☆☆☆

In this well-made yet repellent action film, Saoirse Ronan plays the role of the teenage daughter of a trained CIA assassin (Eric Bana). In snowy Finland, dad schools his little girl in all manner of combat and survival tactics. Dad’s old boss (Cate Blanchett) wants her rogue agent brought in from the cold. She also has plans for the girl, who has been genetically engineered to follow a bloody path indeed. Ronan holds the screen. But for all its globe-trotting, the movie never goes anywhere.

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Source Code (PG-13)

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Source Code (PG-13)

If The Twilight Zone writers had Wi-Fi, they might have dreamed up Source Code, a genuinely gripping Hitchockian thriller from director Duncan Jones (Moon) that follows an army captain (Jake Gyllenhaal) tapped against his will to aid the government in a top-secret project in which he inhabits the “source code”—an carbon copy of past reality—to attempt to stop a Chicago train bomber. Michelle Monaghan, Vera Farmiga and Jeffrey Wright costar.

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