Arrival [DVD]

February 25, 2017 - Comment

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

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.

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Jean says:

**SPOILER **The alien theme is incidental – this is a philosophical film. A story about time … really. How we perceive time, and if it were not linear – which direction we might choose to go. The aliens are incidental. Amy Adams is compelling to watch in this film, (which really is a sci-fi/philosophical film), and the viewer sort of lives in her head. This particular sci-fi is along the lines of “Contact”, and (even more so) Interstellar.If you are looking for something like “Independence Day,” or “Aliens” then you will be…

Lt. Frank Bullitt says:

A deeply moving, thought provoking film set to a science fiction premise–with no ray guns. This is a divisive film. You will love it or hate it, but you will have an opinion. Why are there such strong feelings? I think it results from the way the film was marketed. Critics came out raving about a new Sci-Fi film and called it wildly unpredictable. The public’s interest was piqued. After all, it stars Jeremy Renner so it must be a Sci-Fi action movie, right? Maybe it’s like a good Independence Day. Wrong! There is only one explosion in this film and I don’t think there was a single…

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