Length: 111 minutes
Director: Joe Wright
Writers: Seth Lochhead & David Farr, story by Lochhead
Starring: Saoirse Ronan
With: Eric Bana, Cate Blanchett, Tom Hollander, Olivia Williams, Jason Flemyng, Jessica Barden
Cinematography: Alwin H. Kuchler
Music: The Chemical Brothers
I saw it: in the theater, yesterday
Synopsis: a girl raised in isolation has been trained as an assassin
Pacing: After it was over, I looked to see if anything else good was playing in the theater, because I was having fun.
Cinematography: A bit too music video-y sometimes.
Subjective Rating: 8/10 (Great, ). Exciting action. It’s a very original movie, but made up of lots of deliberately familiar elements, with the result that it avoids all the tedium and cliches most action movies are loaded with, but without ever making you work for it. So, it’s just The Good Bits, conveyed with craft, style and unusual efficiency.
Objective Rating (Average):