Director Denis Villeneuve masterfully portrays human-alien communication in Arrival.
Wesley Snipes helps redefine superhero action in Blade.

@ 00:58

Arrival

Watch on Netflix (41:51 - 49:20)

IMDB: [open]
Maturity Rating: PG-13
Spoilers: Minor
  • Human-alien interaction and communication masterfully portrayed
  • Cast includes: Amy Adams, Forest Whitaker, Jeremy Renner
  • Director: Denis Villeneuve
  • Cinematographer: Bradford Young
  • Screenwriter: Eric Heisserer
  • Based on novella “Story of Your Life” by Ted Chiang
  • The filmmakers talk about the language in it: https://www.inverse.com/article/23159-arrival-invented-new-complicated-alien-language
  • David refers to the Denis camera work… not to diminish the work of Bradford Young as the cinematographer

@ 13:02

Blade

Watch on Youtube (0:00 -)

IMDB: [open]
Maturity Rating: R
Spoilers: None
  • Slight horror scene for those that are sensitive to gore
  • Regarded as one of the best opening superhero sequences… and is also considered the first to completely re-vector the way superhero action is filmed
  • Starring Wesley Snipes and directed by Stephen Norrington

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