Eye In The Sky (2016)


Gavin Hood’s Eye In the Sky is a film with a lot of questions, however, not necessarily one that is willing to provide answers. Much like last years rather overlooked Good Kill it puts drones at the centre of its plot. Unlike that film, this doesn’t just focus on the pilots but every other step up the ladder in the decision-making process as well.

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Trumbo (2016)


Hollywood self-reflection is always a bit strange.  When the vapidest of places turns the camera on itself, you never quite know what to expect.  So a film detailing the period where they turned so anti-communist that they created the infamous blacklist (which prevented communists from working) and even had several prominent communists chucked in jail, is even stranger.  But that is where Trumbo takes us.  With, unsurprisingly, particular focus on Dalton Trumbo, the writer of films like Roman Holiday and Spartacus and one of the biggest critics of said list.

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