I know I'm in the minority for this film. I just found the film excessively tedious. It may have been a novelty at the time, but alas, I believe that time hasn't been too friendly to The Seventh Seal. It all feels a bit... naive...
I remember seeing the poster for David Lowery’s film and being curious and somewhat consumed with what the film would be. As plain as the premise may sound, 'A Ghost Story' raises questions about storytelling, time, and identity. How you view and process the film will either lead you to try to intellectualize what you’re feeling, or cause you to become haunted and possessed by what you’ve experienced.
After seeing 'A Ghost Story' at the Fantasia International Film Festival, I…
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#AtlanticSC episode: soundcloud.com/atlanticscpodcast/asc-podcast-ep-14-arrival
When twelve unidentified flying objects mysteriously appear on Earth, the military recruits Dr. Louise Banks, a linguistics scholar, to establish a means of communication. Can Louise connect with the beings before Earth’s civilization implodes?
Based on the short story entitled "The Story of Your Life" by Ted Chiang, Denis Villeneuve’s Arrival showcases exactly what I love about film: an intriguing plot coupled with a visual narrative that transmits infiltrating themes to a hypnotized, amenable audience. The film’s…