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Tension-filled 'Eye in the Sky' offers close-up, chilling look at moral quandaries posed by drone strikes

Tension-filled 'Eye in the Sky' offers close-up, chilling look at moral quandaries posed by drone strikes

War movies aren't what they used to be. Forget about the trench, the foxhole, the cockpit. Instead we have darkened rooms with bright video screens, the unnatural habitat of pilots who guide drones and their lethal payloads toward targets thousands of miles away.

Drone warfare was the subject of the heavy-handed "Good Kill" and has a questionable cameo in the war-as-personal-adventure comedy "Whiskey Tango Foxtrot." But the superbly acted "Eye in the Sky," a taut nail-biter starring Helen Mirren, the late Alan Rickman and Aaron Paul, arrives as a fully involving drama about the new rules of engagement.

In lesser hands the deck would feel...

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