Coming Distractions: Helen Mirren and Aaron Paul decide whether to kill people in the Eye In The Sky trailer

Remember sophomore year in college, when you would have six-hour conversations about whether it would be morally defensible to kill one innocent person if it would save the lives of lots of other innocent people? Well, someone’s made that debate into a feature-length film. Actually, it looks like they’ve done more than that, because the trailer for upcoming military thriller Eye In The Sky features some heavy hitters of the acting world lending their talents to a modern drone-warfare version of that question.

You’d be forgiven for any unintentional laughter stemming from the shot of a remote-controlled housefly penetrating the home of a suicide bomber, but the film quickly goes into deadly serious mode, as Helen Mirren, Alan Rickman (presumably taking over from Colin Firth), and drone pilot Aaron Paul debate the ethics of opening fire on a house with a young child playing right outside. Do …

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