Arrival

Arrival

Arrival

Arrival

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.

Arrival Details

Title Arrival
Air Date Nov 10, 2016
Runtime 116 Minutes
Networks 21 Laps Entertainment, FilmNation Entertainment, Lava Bear Films,
Genres Drama, Science Fiction,
Country United States of America,
Languages zh, en, ru,

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  • A flat out, stone cold, science fiction masterpiece

    October 11th, 2016

    Louise Banks (Amy Adams) is a linguist who teaches at a College. One day, twelve giant spacecrafts appear in random locations across the world overnight. Louise's skills make her a requirement for the U.S forces, who recruit her - and mathematician Ian Donnelly (Jeremy Renner) - to attempt to decode and translate the language that the creatures in...

  • I really don't understand the good reviews. Everybody in the cinema was bored to death

    November 15th, 2016

    This movie left everybody in the cinema clueless and bored to death.. So many things in the movie make ZERO sense, just a few examples:. - The colonel expects the linguist to decipher some alien language that sounds like gwowodkgjdkgrowlhwkas on the spot from a dicta phone.. - Most important event in humankind and all decisions are taken by some r...

  • *** SPOILERS*** A dreary, morose Close Encounters

    November 13th, 2016

    The aliens have arrived. And they are – Holy Calamari People, Batman! – giant squid. The giant squid communicate in writing by shooting magical retractable ink out of their tentacles onto a transparent wall. It's up to linguist Amy Adams to decipher their communication before the other crazy countries in the world try to blow up everything.. T...

  • so close but so far.

    November 10th, 2016

    This should have been brilliant!. ****SPOILER ALERT*****. I love Amy Adams and think she is a great actress, and the first half of this films is suitably spooky, fully of mystery - but as soon as she gets in to the alien space ship and starts writing her name LOUISE, I just shook my head. Why is it so hard for Hollywood to write a decent script???...

  • The Arrival of a mind-blowing sci-fi masterpiece

    September 13th, 2016

    Last night I saw Arrival at TIFF and my mind was blown. This is by far Villeneuve's biggest film he has tackled yet with so many strong universal themes but yet also feels very emotional and intimate from the perspective of Amy Adams's character.. Unlike Villeneuve's previous works like Prisoners and Sicario, Arrival isn't a dark or twisted look a...

  • Awful movie

    November 11th, 2016

    Here is the first spoiler, you will never get back the time you waste by watching this movie. The story line is based on a linguistics professor being recruited to communicate with, ahhh well...squid...over sized face huggers...who knows and even more importantly who really cares? The creature design is uninteresting and done to death. The ships t...

  • Pure boredom

    November 13th, 2016

    Note to self: be sure to check the default sort order for IMDb reviews. I realize now that it was set to 'best' and combined with all the glowing reviews and 8.5 stars I was going to enjoy my first night at the movies since Christmas.. So very wrong.. I don't thank I'm revealing any spoilers, but just in case, i'll say it now.. The movie is about ...

  • Eye candy

    November 8th, 2016

    Here we go again.... Arrival is another cliché-ridden, over-sentimental pseudo-science- fiction story with that ad-nauseam message that the world, humanity needs to works as one or else.. Arrival joins ranks with pseudo-science-fiction bombs such as Interstellar and Prometheus which are films that substitute true adventure, discovery with this id...

  • A waste of time, money and talent

    November 10th, 2016

    How did they get this green-lighted? Why did anyone want to make this film? I kept waiting for something to happen, butt nothing did. There was a subplot of sorts, with a whispered narrative. Big chicken feet came out of the mist to squirt ink blots on a glass wall. Whaaaat?? That's the alien encounter? I resented waiting on line to see this idiot...

  • OMG What a snorefest

    November 14th, 2016

    Please save your money. If I could, I would have requested my money back. When the film ended I heard at least 4 couples saying WTF!!!! Really boring movie. Not even close to any of the classics. I am reading all of the reviews that are saying a classic, right up there with close encounter etc.... NOT EVEN CLOSE. All you want to do is smack Amy Ad...

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