‘Eye in the Sky’ shows dilemmas of modern warfare


Colin Covert – Minneapolis Star Tribune

The two-edged sword of combating terrorism through unmanned strikes is the focus of “Eye in the Sky.” Helen Mirren stars as an all-business British colonel remotely leading a crucial drone operation to capture Islamic militants gathered in a secluded safe house in Nairobi, Kenya.

Oscar-winning director Gavin Hood and screenwriter Guy Hibbert deliver a morally complex thriller polished to a brilliant shine. British, Kenyan and American intelligence units, working together, keep the terrorists under reconnaissance using cameras on a missile-armed spy plane flying at 20,000 feet, their “Eye in the Sky.”

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