The Maddening Gruesomeness of “Hanna”

Two nieces on self’s mother’s side are named “Hanna” or “Hannah.”  Self is a little puzzled by the sudden popularity (in her family) of this faintly Swedish-sounding name.  But who knows?  Perhaps “Hanna” is the new “Gemma” or whatever!

So, on to the movie named “Hanna,” which hubby had been extremely desirous to see, ever since it opened, last weekend.  Today, after catching the first screening at the downtown Redwood City Century 20, hubby declared it an “eight out of ten,” which meant he really really liked it.

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