Tag Archives: Arrival

The Möbius strip- ‘Hidden Figures’ edges out ‘Rogue One,’ Golden Globes a political fiasco

In a photo finish, new release Hidden Figures has barely edged out Rogue One: A Star Wars Story for no. 1 by less than $1 million, despite playing in 1,500 fewer theaters. The movie was projected to lose by about $200,000, but outperformed expectations … Continue reading

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Applying Chaos Theory: Announcing Blade Runner 2049

Jeez, anybody want some music with that feedback? The first thing to notice about this trailer for Blade Runner 2049, once your ears and pulse recover, is the due date — next October. It’s way too early to start promoting this … Continue reading

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The Open Bar Review – Arrival

Paul and I talk about how much we loved Arrival and the high perch on which director Denis Villeneuve sits.

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Arrival is another Villeneuve masterpiece

Real twist endings, the kind that make you reconsider the entire movie, have been out of style for years now, but new alien contact film Arrival is bringing them back. Arrival is set after 12 space ships touch down on Earth. To address … Continue reading

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