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Love & Mercy (2015)

“The proof is in the formula.”

Above is a quote which Brian Wilson, the artistic focal point and the eventual band maestro of the legendary Beach Boys, would absolutely hate and detest. 995 more words


REVIEW: Good Kill

Usually, we consider a film a success when its form matches its content.  In the case of Andrew Niccol’s “Good Kill,” though, the opposite is true.   395 more words

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Film Review: Good Kill (dir by Andrew Niccol)

Good Kill is an angry film that is somewhat grounded by a strong lead performance from Ethan Hawke.  Hawke was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in… 672 more words


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