Taking place after alien crafts land around the world, an expert linguist is recruited by the military to determine whether they come in peace or are a threat.
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"Interesting watch but wouldn’t watch it again "
"Arrival is much more than a typical science fiction tale. It dives deep into topics of communication, grief, choice, and the human experience, all set against the backdrop of a first-contact narrative. There isn't a ton of action, it is more of a thought provoking story, but well done. 7/10"
"What a great movie, really surreal scenes and great cinematography throughout. Explores contact and communication with aliens, I compare this to Contact with Jodie Foster. I didn't understand the first time viewing, this is my second time watching and understand a lot more. Nice sci-fi moving that is quite grounding to watch and see what unfolds through the eyes of Amy Adams character."
"Dually slow-paced and yet quick-moving, the #twist throughout requires more thought after the film was done to completely appreciate how pieces came together. #science_fiction at its best, examining a thought in a fictional world that could be. #language #alien_contact #alien #firstcontact #time_travel #drama Not my favorite, but a classic sci-fi film for sure. "
"4.5/5*s This is a hard one for me to rate. There's a lot to think about. Nothing happens and everything happens. There are no action scenes. It can seem too slow paced. It is nonlinear. And yet it's a story about love and loss and language and time and choices. It makes me wonder about fate. Will things always happen the same due to fate or can we change our futures if we choose differently in any given situation, cognizant of what we are doing? "Oh no, I've said too much. I haven't said enough.""
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