Eye in the Sky - this week's film
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EYE IN THE SKY stars Helen Mirren as Colonel Katherine Powell, a UK-based military officer in command of a top secret drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya. Through remote surveillance and on-the-ground intel, Powell discovers the targets are planning a suicide bombing and the mission escalates from “capture” to “kill.” But as American pilot Steve Watts (Aaron Paul) is about to engage, a nine-year old girl enters the kill zone triggering an international dispute, reaching the highest levels of US and British government, over the moral, political, and personal implications of modern warfare.
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“Guardian Review - 4 stars”:https://www.theguardian.com/film/2016/apr/17/eye-in-the-sky-review-helen-mirren
A morality tale of modern warfare - Helen Mirren and Alan Rickman star in Gavin Hood’s tense thriller exploring the ethics of drone strikes.
“RottenTomatoes Review - 95%”:https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/eye_in_the_sky/
Critics Consensus: As taut as it is timely, Eye in the Sky offers a powerfully acted – and unusually cerebral – spin on the modern wartime political thriller.
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More film information here – “Eye in the Sky (2015)-IMDB”:http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2057392/