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Prior to approaching this film, a word of warning that it is what many like to call a "thinking person's sci-fi". If you're going to watch this, I beg that you dedicate your utmost attention to it, as it is truly one rewarding experiences, one of the smartest, most well-constructed science fiction marvels of recent years. 'Arrival' is Villeneuve's magnum opus.

Firstly, to put your mind at ease, I won't be analysing the plot, thus avoiding the use of spoilers. This decade, Villeneuve has crafted some fantastic works of art in the form of 'Prisoners', 'Sicario' and now this science fiction gem... read the rest.

Written by Gimly on December 5, 2016

Denis Villenueve offers a great film, but one that is exactly what the trailer put forth, this is not a Sci-Fi War film waiting to happen, or a modern-day horror. It's a character-driven piece about politics, life, humanity and communication.

Final rating:★★★½ - I strongly recommend you make the time.

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Written by Reno on February 26, 2017

It was a perfect contact, but troubled at the communication.

The film was decent. Nowadays there are lots of altered versions coming that you won't easily say those are the remakes or reboots or spin- offs or whatever they call them in these days. Like 'Premotheus' to 'Alien', this film can remind you a few titles from the past, but 'Contact' is what the majority of us believes it got inspired.

The eight Oscars nominees for the film is insane. I know some people liked it, and the film was good, that does not mean it is an Oscar product. I'm okay with the technical side recognition as... read the rest.

Written by 37poop on April 7, 2018

"I have a brilliant idea for a movie so what we do is we watch scientists step-by-step learn to communicate with an alien species"

"That's awesome but we need an emotional component or audiences will be bored"

"Okay the main scientist's daughter is dead and we show clips of that every couple minutes"

"Greenlight"

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