Episode #11 November. 24, 2016 54m 6s Download
‘Arrival’ is this season’s must-see thought-provoking sci-fi starring Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner. Join us for this exploration of the film’s creative alien culture, lingual sciences, and emotional affecting drama. Joe Darnell is joined by our special guests Clark Douglas and Gene Gosewehr.

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Film Statistics

  • Release Date: November 11, 2016
  • Director: Denis Villeneuve
  • Production Budget: $47 million
  • World Wide Gross: $68,781,125



When mysterious spacecraft touch down across the globe, an elite team — led by expert linguist Louise Banks — is brought together to investigate. As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers — and to find them, she will take a chance that could threaten her life, and quite possibly humanity.

Arrival Trailer (2016) - Paramount Pictures

Arrival (2016) — IMDb

Arrival (2016) — Rotten Tomatoes

Arrival (2016) — Box Office Mojo

ARRIVAL Ending Explained (watch)

Review: Arrival And The Importance Of Patience In Communication

Gene Gosewehr on Letterboxd

Gene on Twitter (@WizrdofGOZ)

Gene’s podcast: Clear Lens

Clark Douglas on Twitter (@365movieguy)

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Clark’s review blog: 365 Movie Guy