After the colossal failure of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
and Suicide Squad
, the execs at Warner Bros. knew they needed to right the DC ship immediately. Wonder Woman
’s success instilled a small hope all was not lost, making the anticipation up to the penultimate Justice League
that much more nail-biting.
Let’s be clear about something, everyone wants Justice League
to succeed. Everyone. In comics and pop culture, the Justice League
is iconic and resonates with so many people. Whereas few people understood why Batman and Superman would fight...
Despite the endless tools of communication at humanity's disposal, it’s hard enough for the average person to get their point across on Facebook much less world leaders trying to understand each other at the United Nations. Communication is messy. Even as I write this I’m assuming you’ll read the words exactly as I intended rather than something else, but the truth is some will interpret it differently than others. Arrival, directed by Denis Villeneuve, is all about communication and how we interpret and understand information -- and...
When I heard a while back that one of my favorite directors, Denis Villeneuve, was attached to a science fiction movie about being in contact with aliens, my interest piqued and I eagerly awaited more information regarding the project -- but the little pieces that I learned felt promising. Then the first trailer released as if from nowhere and I was blown away. I knew the film would be a treat. What I found out later was that a big piece of what makes Arrival
so special is the adapted screenplay of Ted Chiang's short story Story of Your Life
by Eric Heisserer.