Film & TV
Eye in the Sky is a British military-political thriller, directed by Gavin Hood to a screenplay by Guy Hibbert. It stars Helen Mirren, Aaron Paul, Alan Rickman, and Barkhad Abdi. The film presents some very timely ethical issues related to drone warfare, as well as terrorists using civilian populated neighborhoods as a base of operation. While the issues brought forth are seemingly born out of current-day advanced technology, the dilemma is nothing new. Military actions endangering bystanders is as old as the history of war. Regardless, the fundamental question of whether sacrificing one innocent life is justified for the greater good, is always worth asking.
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