Movie: Command and Control

September 23, 2016

A chilling, Dr. Strangelovian nightmare plays out at a Titan II missile complex in September, 1980. A deadly accident – a falling socket puncturing the fuel tank of an intercontinental ballistic missile  – leads Air Force personnel, weapon designers, and first responders to work feverishly to prevent a calamitous explosion. 

Dheepan Review - Tamil Tiger Lose in the Urban Jungle Makes Powerful thriller

Andrew Pulver
The Guardian
It begins with a short sequence in Sri Lanka: the civil war is over, the Liberation Tigers are burning their dead comrades’ bodies and swapping fatigues for civilian clothes to try and melt into the general population. In a refugee camp, a young woman is looking for unaccompanied children to be part of a hastily thrown together fake family, to help one such fighter get clear of the battle zone and into Europe.