Eye In The Sky isn’t quite the drone-age Dr. Strangelove it could have been

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“In war, truth is the first casualty,” Aeschylus assures us on the opening crawl of Eye In The Sky. The nudging placement of this Classics-seminar quotation can’t help but feel pretentious, but in fact there’s something authentically Socratic about Gavin Hood’s new thriller. At times, the dialogue gets downright…

Helen Mirren and Aaron Paul decide whether to kill people in the Eye In The Sky trailer

Remember sophomore year in college, when you would have six-hour conversations about whether it would be morally defensible to kill one innocent person if it would save the lives of lots of other innocent people? Well, someone’s made that debate into a feature-length film. Actually, it looks like they’ve done more…

Helen Mirren and Aaron Paul join Colin Firth in that drone movie

Some people may have been worried about Aaron Paul’s big-screen acting career after Need For Speed—as if he’d be trapped in a metaphorical pit of bad movies, with only sporadic offerings of Ben & Jerry’s to look forward to—but it seems those concerns were for nothing. Paul’s going to work with Helen Mirren and Colin…