Arrival is the kind of science fiction film we dream of. It’s got big stars, a bigger concept, and the longer it goes, the more it demands of its audience. The pacing is methodical, the story captivating, and filmmaking beautiful. You rarely have a clue where it’s going—but once it gets there, you won’t be able to get…
Fantastic Fest is my favorite film festival in the world. Sure, other fests are bigger, or have more famous work, but if you love unique movies and having a good time, this intimate, awesome Austin-based film festival is not to be missed. It starts Thursday and io9 will be there all week, reporting back on the most…
Science fiction fans, it’s time to get excited. The first reviews of Denis Villeneuve’s alien contact film Arrival are in and they’re good. Really, really good.
I mean, if you happened to be in a first contact situation with an alien race, you’d be on edge too. But these clips from Denis Villeneuve’s Arrival have us on the edge of our seats in the best possible way.
Here’s a case where film marketers being incurably Western causes a big problem: Arrival released 12 posters depicting alien monoliths appearing across the world. One of them photoshopped a building from Shanghai into a Hong Kong skyline. Oops.
The verdict is in: The trailers for Arrival look awesome. Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Ted Chiang’s “Story Of Your Life” is sure to provide a unique spin on the alien invasion film and 12 new posters give you an idea of its scope.
We got about a minute of footage last week, and now the full trailer for the movie adaptation of Ted Chiang’s “Story Of Your Life” is here. And it is tense.
The first trailer from Arrival, Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of the Ted Chiang short story Story Of Your Life is finally here. It looks like an Oscar contender wrapped in a high-concept blockbuster package, which is a way to say it looks great.
The Friday the 13th reboot gets a new director. Get a look at Jeremy Renner and Amy Adam’s new scifi film Arrival. Dana Walden teases the upcoming Fox/Marvel mutant TV show. Plus, Chloe Bennet on Ghost Rider’s arrival in Agents of SHIELD, and new footage from Lucifer and Gotham. Spoilers Now!
We’ve been eagerly waiting to see the upcoming adaptation of Ted Chaing’s short story, The Story of Your Life, ever since we first heard about it. A preview screening for the film appears to point to a name change for the film.
Could these possibly be the worst headphones ever made for the iPod shuffle? Yes, yes they could. Instead of making them something a normal person would wear, Arriva's gone and made them "wireless," in the sense that they have a built-in iPod shuffle dock and hangs the player off the back of your head. Sure, it's…