Arrival review

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When mysterious spacecrafts touch down across the globe, an elite team – led by expert codebreaker Louise Banks (Amy Adams) – is brought together to investigate. As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers – and to find them, she will take a chance that could threaten her life, and quite possibly humanity.

Based off of a short story, this movie really knocked it out of the park. The special effects aren’t what you should be paying attention to, you should be paying attention to the lines of dialogue and what they could mean in context of what you know about the story already and what they could possible mean outside of that same context. One of the best stories that I’ve seen with this science fiction trope that would ruin it completely if I told you which trope it uses to great success.

Highly suggest you watch Arrival, it’s not a special effect power house, so feel free to wait for it to come to home distribution.


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    notspamming

    Hawkeye high as fuck, thinks he’s, etc., etc.

    RalphTheDog

    Read the short story, in fact due to a post here a while back, and off to see the movie Sunday. woot!

    theredshoes

    Terrific article on the film, but be warned. SPOILERS.

    www.davidbordwell.net/blog/2016/11/23/arrival-when-is-now/