Drone Reviews

June 6, 2017
Goes off on a few too many tangents, but its core theme comes through by the time the credits roll. Whether its worth waiting for it to hit though is a different story.
June 2, 2017
Drone suffers from limited range and a greatly reduced payload.
June 2, 2017
A simmering, on-target drama involving a visiting Pakistani businessman whose motive and briefcase are both suspicious.
June 1, 2017
A suspenseful and satisfying thriller that forces the audience out of its complacency to confront some painful truths about the toll of conflict.
June 1, 2017
It's a paper-thin thriller that positions itself as a movie about the consequences of drone warfare, but it's really just a threadbare domestic drama with delusions of contemporary relevance.
May 26, 2017
The topicality and moral complexity in this thriller about intelligence leaks and the war on terror is undermined by its preposterous plot twists.
May 26, 2017
Bean's naturalism and ease helps a lot, but it is not enough to carry a film that feels this narratively exploitative and haphazard.
May 25, 2017
In this polemical drama, a military contractor who works from the safety of his home office is confronted by the brutal reality of what he does for a living.
May 25, 2017
Instead of wrestling with the morality of remote-controlled warfare like 2015's Eye in the Sky, a thriller starring Helen Mirren, Drone is a nuclear-family-sized version of Death and the Maiden.
May 25, 2017
Utterly dull thriller "Drone" tries to raise ethical and moral questions about modern warfare, but the audience can only dwell on the illogical plot and unsympathetic characters - if they can engage at all.
May 24, 2017
Overheated family confessions meet SWAT team conventions at the climax, and little resonates in their wake.