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Good Kill drowns its moral message on drone war with too much exposition -- a film review

There’s nothing wrong with morally conscious movies. The problem arrives when morality overshadows character development and overtakes narrative. Good Kill is one of those films that drowns its drama with its own good intentions. 1,166 more words

Review – Good Kill

Genre: Drama
Certificate: 15
UK Release Date: 10th April 2015
Runtime: 102 minutes
Director: Andrew Niccol
Writer: Andrew Niccol
Starring: Ethan Hawke, January Jones, Zoë Kravitz, Bruce Greenwood, Jake Abel … 644 more words


Good Kill Review

Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), have been portrayed in movies as components of a big brother society, or as efficient war tactics. In Good Kill… 659 more words


Good Kill (Andrew Niccol, 2015)

Clumsily hammering home the obviousness of its ethics-heavy mantra, Good Kill focuses on morally conflicted drone pilot Tommy Egan (Ethan Hawke) throughout the day-to-day of his daily grind. 362 more words


Book Review: The 5th Wave and The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey

This review is spoiler-free for your convenience.

Rick Yancey’s The 5th Wave series is the young adult sci-fi/dystopian I was searching for a long time without being aware of it. 800 more words

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Love & Mercy Review

Much has been made of the connection between the sense of smell and memory, but the movie Love & Mercy reminds us of how evocative certain sounds can be. 807 more words


Tom Felton's Against The Sun All Set to Release

Tom Felton, best known for the character of Draco Malfoy in the world renowned Harry Potter series, stars in one of the most harrowing true stories of… 518 more words