With such films as Tsotsi and Rendition, director Gavin Hood has made a career out of tackling difficult subject matter and presenting them in a compelling fashion. His latest, the military thriller Eye in the Sky, which doubles as both a character drama and a meditation on the ramifications of drone warfare, is no exception.
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Critically acclaimed actor Aaron Paul and Academy Award-winning director Gavin Hood swing by HuffPost Live to discuss their
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As a newcomer to the series, I found myself much more interested in the film's take on leadership, the military, war, and empathy for one's enemy.
Hood: And that's the beautiful thing. Frequently artists create something that is better and more insightful than their own
Rendition more or less understands the environment in which it's being released and bucks this cinematic broderism at every turn, and if for only that, progressives should give it a modicum of respect.