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'Good Kill' Drone Movie Lands At IFC Films

IFC Films has acquired U.S. rights to Andrew Niccol’s Good Kill, which premiered at this year’s Venice Film Festival to a mix of boos and cheers… 118 more words


Good Kill

Early in this blog’s short history I talked about the opening sequence in Andrew Niccol‘s Lord of War (2005) and what its opening sequence – the ‘life of a bullet’ – had to say about the global arms trade. 628 more words


Review: In Time

A short, straightforward but quite unique science fiction thriller from the director of Gattaca.

In Time is a small film with big ideas, and straight off the starting line I appreciated its metaphorical future world, a future where money does not exist and the most precious commodity is time. 256 more words


100 Words or Less - Lord of War

Title – Lord of War

Released – 2005

Director – Andrew Niccol

Starring – Nicolas Cage, Ethan Hawke, Jared Leto, Ian Holm

Review – Lord of War  104 more words


'Good kill': Drone piloting in Afghanistan from home

Image Source: Good Kill Photograph: PR

Imagine being involved in a war. Imagine flying over Afghanistan, monitoring rebels and terrorists’ movements, identifying targets, dropping bombs and at the end of each working day going back home to your family and getting ready for a barbecue. 170 more words

The Venice-Toronto Express: Three Films at Two Festivals

It’s the week when film festivals are in full flower. Venice began Aug. 27 and concludes tomorrow; Telluride commandeered the long Labor Day weekend; and Toronto, the biggest, started last night and ends Sep. 1,343 more words

Venice: Andrew Niccol's Drone Warfare Pic 'Good Kill' Stirs Lido Debate

Andrew Niccol‘s Venice Competition title Good Kill has its World Premiere gala here tonight before heading to Toronto. It screened for press this morning to a mix of applause, and some boos. 597 more words