Arrival is a movie that combines some of my favorite elements put into film, and will probably end up being one of my favorite movies this year. I feel constricted reviewing this movie because I really don’t want to give anything away. I won’t go into any detail about the plot, but I will tell you that it is superb. If you are a fan of storytelling you definitely need to see this.
The concept of aliens arriving is not an original idea. It’s been explored many times, but somehow Arrival makes it into a unique experience. The whole movie feels unique, and it’s the kind of movie you’ll probably want to watch multiple times to really appreciate it.
Amy Adams again proves that she’s one of the best actors in the business. Every actor did well in this movie, but Adams definitely stole the show. The cinematography is also excellent. There more than a few breathtaking shots. The score is also worth mentioning. The music accompanies scenes perfectly, and I was also intrigued at the use of silence. It almost had the same effect as the music itself complementing scenes. The editing is also worth mentioning as it plays a very important role.
Overall Arrival manages to be entertaining, beautiful, and thought provoking at the same time. I would recommend that everyone sees it. Thanks for reading.