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Mini-Movie Review: “Eye in the Sky”

Eye in the SkyThe summer season usually brings no shortage of well-advertised, crowd-pleasing choices at the local movie theater. But having three young kids means I’m much more likely to scan what’s available for rent than check out current show times. In this case, it meant that I came across “Eye in the Sky,” a film released on video a few weeks ago that I might otherwise have overlooked. On a basic level, it’s a tightly executed thriller that steadily increases the dramatic tension for the viewer. But focusing as it does on the role of drones in the global conflict against terrorism, “Eye in the Sky” also proves to be a timely, thought-provoking, and surprisingly human film. I think most will find it well worth the watch.

Here’s a few (spoiler free) reasons for my recommendation: