The film premiered to promising early reviews at Venice and Toronto last year, and will be heading back to the festival circuit next month at Tribeca. Continue reading
After returning to sci-fi with his most recent two features, Andrew Niccol is back in thriller territory this year and he’s bound for the festival circuit. Good Kill was announced as part of TIFF 2014’s initial line-up last night, and I can’t wait to hear the reception.
Interestingly, it’s noted as being the film’s North American premiere, which means a debut at Venice certainly seems plausible, if a little unexpected.
Ethan Hawke continues to keep his credits diverse by taking the lead here, and these first images give a nice early look at him alongside co-star January Jones.
A troubled Air Force officer (Ethan Hawke) charged with directing drone strikes enters a moral minefield as the rationale for targeting purported terrorists becomes ever more murky, in this bold, challenging and timely drama from writer-director Andrew Niccol (Gattaca, Lord of War).