The Arrival (2016, dir. Denis Villeneuve)

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Thought provoking sci-fi that is more about the characters than the aliens. Languidly told and carefully shot, the quest to understand why they are here is ultimately surprising and rewarding. Great performances and the emotional climax hits hard. 😀

Author: lemonsquirtle

Game Designer and Lecturer and part time film critic.

1 thought on “The Arrival (2016, dir. Denis Villeneuve)”

  1. Ink speaking space squids fly giant pebbles to Earth to help a lonely woman make a difficult but obvious choice. Long winded, overblown and dreary.Next!

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