Good Kill Reviews

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October 11, 2017
It asks different questions about the kinds of stress we put the men and women in our military to, and they are questions that need to be asked, even if you might not like the answers you arrive at.
May 23, 2015
Good Kill excels as a character study with Niccol's screenplay making Egan a fascinatingly conflicted and flawed individual and Ethan Hawke giving one of his best recent performances bringing the man to life.
May 22, 2015
But the visuals pack a visceral punch. Every time Tom zeroes in on a target, every time he pushes that button, what we see on those monitors is brutally authentic.
May 22, 2015
"Good Kill" is darkly enlightening, but it's not really all that good.
May 21, 2015
The audience seems likely to leave feeling scolded or pandered to, depending. Not a great time.
May 21, 2015
"Good Kill" wants to use the movies as a Trojan horse to confront us with our international sins. It's a worthy effort, even if it's not a very well-built horse.
May 10, 2019
With more stereotypes than you can shake a joystick at, Good Kill reduces an important debate to a cliché-ridden mess. You'll die of boredom before it hits its target.
February 26, 2019
It's an excellent depiction of modern warfare, a direct, dispassionate way of disposing of threats; yet its cold efficiency is remarkably chilling.
September 20, 2017
Hawke, in particular, delivers a powerful and nuanced portrayal of a patriotic soldier who knows what he does is morally wrong yet realises it is to serve a greater good.
August 21, 2017
This is a step in the right direction for [Andrew] Niccol.
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