"Powerful and gripping." -Stephen Holden, New York Times
"Not to be missed." -Aaron Hillis, Village Voice
ACADEMY AWARD(R) NOMINEE* ETHAN HAWKE STARS IN THE RIVETING THRILLER ABOUT THE SHADOWY WORLD OF DRONE WARFARE
From the Producers of The Hurt Locker, Gripping War Drama Debuts on Blu-ray(TM), DVD and On Demand September 1, 2015
Get It Early on Digital HD August 14
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Hailed as "exhilaratingly of the moment" (Guy Lodge, Variety), the compelling thriller Good Kill makes its Blu-ray and DVD debut on September 1, 2015 from Paramount Home Media Distribution and will also be available for sale or rental from cable, satellite and telco providers through IFC Films. The film arrives on Digital HD August 14, 2015, more than two weeks before Blu-ray and DVD. From the producers of The Hurt Locker and writer/director Andrew Niccol (Gattica, Lord of War), Good Kill features "Ethan Hawke's best screen role in years" (David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter) as a drone operator in 21st century warfare, where combat unfolds like a video game, but with real lives at stake.
Veteran Air Force pilot Tom Egan (Hawke) yearns to get back into the cockpit of a plane, but now he launches drone strikes from an air-conditioned box in the Las Vegas desert. When he starts taking orders directly from the CIA, the stakes are raised and Egan's nerves--and his relationship with his wife (January Jones, "Mad Men")--begin to unravel.
The Good Kill Blu-ray includes a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this "fascinating" (Ian Freer, Empire) film about the rarely seen world of drone strikes, where operatives target enemies from half a world away.
Good Kill Blu-ray
The GOOD KILL Blu-ray is presented in 1080p high definition with English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio and English, English SDH, French and Spanish subtitles. The Blu-ray includes:
* Feature film in high definition
* Good Kill: Behind the Scenes
Good Kill DVD
The GOOD KILL DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with English 5.1 Dolby Digital and English, French and Spanish subtitles. The DVD includes the feature film in standard definition.
About Paramount Home Media Distribution
Paramount Home Media Distribution (PHMD) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), home to premier media brands that create television programs, motion pictures, consumer products, and digital content for audiences in more than 165 countries and territories. The PHMD division oversees PPC's home entertainment and transactional digital distribution activities worldwide. The division is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment content on behalf of Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and CBS and applicable licensing and servicing of certain DreamWorks Animation titles. PHMD additionally manages global licensing of studio content and transactional distribution across worldwide digital distribution platforms including online, mobile and portable devices and emerging technologies.
Street Date: August 14, 2015 (Digital HD)
September 1, 2015 (Blu-ray & DVD)
SRP: $39.99 U.S. (Blu-ray)
$29.99 U.S. (DVD)
Run time: 102 minutes
U.S. Rating: R for violent content including a rape, language and some sexuality
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News Editor August 15, 2015, 11:55 am