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ARRIVAL is a provocative science fiction thriller from acclaimed director Denis Villeneuve (SICARIO, PRISONERS). When mysterious spacecraft touch down across the globe, an elite team - lead by expert linguist Louise Banks (Amy Adams) - are brought together to investigate. As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers -- and to find them, she will take a chance that could threaten her life, and quite possibly humanity.

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The 10 Best Sci-Fi Movies Of The Last Ten Years, Ranked The 10 Best Sci-Fi Movies Of The Last Ten Years, Ranked

While sci-fi has given the world quite a few prospects over the last ten years, we've narrowed down their various gifts to the ten best offerings we've been given in that time frame. Read on to see the films that captivated our imaginations, and caused us to ponder their meaning for years after, and will probably continue to enthrall us in the decades to come.

The 10 Best Sci-Fi Movies Of The Last Ten Years, Ranked

Why Arrival’s Director Had No Idea How People Would Respond To The Movie Why Arrival’s Director Had No Idea How People Would Respond To The Movie

Arriving in the middle of the fall season last year, Arrival wound up being one of the biggest surprises of 2016.

Why Arrival’s Director Had No Idea How People Would Respond To The Movie

Why Arrival's Screenwriter Deserves To Win The Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar Why Arrival's Screenwriter Deserves To Win The Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar

Arrival deserves the top honors for pretty much every category it's up for, but most importantly, the film has more than earned a Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar in our opinion. Read on to see why!

Why Arrival's Screenwriter Deserves To Win The Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar

Which Movie Should Actually Win The Best Picture Oscar, According To Moviegoers Which Movie Should Actually Win The Best Picture Oscar, According To Moviegoers

The Oscars rely on Academy voters to determine who wins, but it seems that average moviegoers want to see one specific movie win Best Picture this year. Do you agree with this choice?

Which Movie Should Actually Win The Best Picture Oscar, According To Moviegoers

The Insane Number Of Americans Who Can't Name A Single Best Picture Nominee The Insane Number Of Americans Who Can't Name A Single Best Picture Nominee

Part of the reason that the Academy Awards expanded the Best Picture category to 10 nominees was in hopes of attracting more interest by bringing in more popular films. It hasn't worked.

The Insane Number Of Americans Who Can't Name A Single Best Picture Nominee

Watch The Best Picture Nominees Get Shredded In This Hilarious And Accurate Honest Trailer Watch The Best Picture Nominees Get Shredded In This Hilarious And Accurate Honest Trailer

A hilariously accurate Honest Trailer for this year's Best Picture nominees proves that no movie is perfect. Check it out!

Watch The Best Picture Nominees Get Shredded In This Hilarious And Accurate Honest Trailer

Arrival Ending: One Exciting Mystery Has Now Been Solved Arrival Ending: One Exciting Mystery Has Now Been Solved

Arrival is the rare smart science fiction movie where the battle is waged with words rather than guns. The film's climax is brilliant for many different reasons, but one of them is a mystery that the film leaves open.

Arrival Ending: One Exciting Mystery Has Now Been Solved

New DVD Releases: When To Buy The Latest Movies In February 2017 New DVD Releases: When To Buy The Latest Movies In February 2017

We do have some fun movies and some awards winners and nominees coming out earlier in the month, but there are a few things fans should get excited about in February.

New DVD Releases: When To Buy The Latest Movies In February 2017

One Important Time-Travel Lesson Arrival Learned From Rian Johnson’s Looper One Important Time-Travel Lesson Arrival Learned From Rian Johnson’s Looper

SPOILER WARNING: The following article contains major spoilers for Denis Villeneuve's Arrival. If you have not yet seen the film, please bookmark this page and save it until after your screening!

One Important Time-Travel Lesson Arrival Learned From Rian Johnson’s Looper

How To Watch Every 2017 Academy Awards Best Picture Nominee How To Watch Every 2017 Academy Awards Best Picture Nominee

Ready to get a jump start on your Oscar catch-up session? Take a look at our helpful guide on how to catch all this year's Best Picture nominees!

How To Watch Every 2017 Academy Awards Best Picture Nominee

Watch How Arrival Created The Alien Language Of Heptapod In This Exclusive Clip Watch How Arrival Created The Alien Language Of Heptapod In This Exclusive Clip

Arrival is one of the smartest science fiction movies that we've seen in a long time. The film's brilliance comes not only from its focus on a linguist as the main character but in the way it forces the audience to consider concepts of language in entirely new ways.

Watch How Arrival Created The Alien Language Of Heptapod In This Exclusive Clip

How Arrival Is Celebrating The Great Oscar News How Arrival Is Celebrating The Great Oscar News

The 2017 Academy Award nominations were announced early this morning, and Arrival walked away with a lot of fanfare. Here's how the movie is celebrating the good Oscar news.

How Arrival Is Celebrating The Great Oscar News

ABC Made An Awkward Mistake On Oscar Morning, At Tom Hanks And Amy Adams' Expense ABC Made An Awkward Mistake On Oscar Morning, At Tom Hanks And Amy Adams' Expense

When news is breaking every website tries to get it out as quickly as possible. Sometimes this results in typos. Sometimes it results in significantly bigger mistakes. ABC made one of those this morning.

ABC Made An Awkward Mistake On Oscar Morning, At Tom Hanks And Amy Adams' Expense

Oscar Snubs: Here's Who Should Be Furious This Morning Oscar Snubs: Here's Who Should Be Furious This Morning

Who was crying into their Corn Flakes this morning instead of already practicing their acceptance speech? Find out with our 9 biggest Oscar 2017 snubs list.

Oscar Snubs: Here's Who Should Be Furious This Morning

The Biggest Mistake The Oscars Made This Morning The Biggest Mistake The Oscars Made This Morning

No matter how you slice it, The Academy made a huge mistake forgetting to nominate Amy Adams for her work in Arrival. Vent with us inside.

The Biggest Mistake The Oscars Made This Morning

10 Oscar Locks And Longshots We're Tracking For Tuesday Morning 10 Oscar Locks And Longshots We're Tracking For Tuesday Morning

This week, the class of 2016 will make its way to the final hurdle: the Oscar nominations. Who's a sure bet to clear the bar, and who looks like they're having trouble? We'll tell you who we think is on either side of the fence, inside.

10 Oscar Locks And Longshots We're Tracking For Tuesday Morning

The BAFTA Nominees That Could Hear Their Names Called On Oscar Nomination Morning The BAFTA Nominees That Could Hear Their Names Called On Oscar Nomination Morning

Even when the BAFTAs differed from the Academy, as they did the last two years with The Revenant and Boyhood, they had eventual Oscar winners Spotlight and Birdman in the running in their Best Picture category.

The BAFTA Nominees That Could Hear Their Names Called On Oscar Nomination Morning

5 Movie Endings From 2016 We're Still Talking About 5 Movie Endings From 2016 We're Still Talking About

Out of all of the endings we saw in 2016, these are the ones that we're still talking about. Read on to see what some of your friends might be talking about at your New Year's Eve party.

5 Movie Endings From 2016 We're Still Talking About

The 10 Best Lines Of Movie Dialogue In 2016 The 10 Best Lines Of Movie Dialogue In 2016

The year 2016 saw no shortage of tremendous movies arriving on the big screen -- and a great deal of credit for many of them belongs to the screenwriters.

The 10 Best Lines Of Movie Dialogue In 2016

The 10 Best Movies Of 2016, According To Sean The 10 Best Movies Of 2016, According To Sean

Many jumped on an early bandwagon proclaiming this to be a disappointing year, and while the tide is starting to turn in the opposite direction as more and more critics release their end-of-year Top 10 lists, I tend to agree with the people who admit there was greatness released in 2016, but you had to dig to really find it.

The 10 Best Movies Of 2016, According To Sean

The 10 Best Movies Of 2016, According To Eric The 10 Best Movies Of 2016, According To Eric

While terrible in other aspects, 2016 was a remarkable year for film. From beginning to end, I got to see more than 130 movies released this year, and while that included some really bad stuff, most of it actually ranged from good to brilliant.

The 10 Best Movies Of 2016, According To Eric

The Top 10 Movies Of 2016, According To Cinema Blend The Top 10 Movies Of 2016, According To Cinema Blend

Throughout the year (as we did in 2015), we have our writers keep close track of every movie that they see and give it a score between one and five. We then take the average of the scores from everyone, put them in descending order, and eliminate any title that wasn't seen by three or more people.

The Top 10 Movies Of 2016, According To Cinema Blend

All The Movies CinemaBlend Gave 5-Star Reviews To In 2016 All The Movies CinemaBlend Gave 5-Star Reviews To In 2016

These, then, are the cream of the crop. They are the best films that the critics at CinemaBlend saw, the ones that made us go all the way to the top of our ratings scale and give out the perfect grade.

All The Movies CinemaBlend Gave 5-Star Reviews To In 2016

The 5 Best Sci-Fi Movies Of 2016 The 5 Best Sci-Fi Movies Of 2016

Science fiction is almost always a solid bet when it comes to box office success, but this year's best film's in the genre consisted of both blockbuster hits and award caliber entries as well.

The 5 Best Sci-Fi Movies Of 2016

Arrival And Blade Runner Director Denis Villenueve In Talks To Helm Dune Arrival And Blade Runner Director Denis Villenueve In Talks To Helm Dune

Last month, Legendary Entertainment acquired the movie and TV rights to Dune, and now there's word that Arrival and Blade Runner 2049 director Denis Villeneuve may be the man who ends up helming the new movie.

Arrival And Blade Runner Director Denis Villenueve In Talks To Helm Dune

Arrival Deserved To Do A Hell Of A Lot Better At The Golden Globes Arrival Deserved To Do A Hell Of A Lot Better At The Golden Globes

Somehow, someway, Arrival has not been nominated for Best Drama at the Golden Globes. If you're like us, you're probably fuming about this and need to vent. So click through, and vent with us as we lay out just why we're upset.

Arrival Deserved To Do A Hell Of A Lot Better At The Golden Globes

The Top 10 Movies Of 2016, According To AFI The Top 10 Movies Of 2016, According To AFI

The American Film Institute has officially announced its Top 10 films for 2016. Do you think your favorite made the cut?

The Top 10 Movies Of 2016, According To AFI

Awards Blend: Which Films Got Oscar Bumps From NY And LA Critics? Awards Blend: Which Films Got Oscar Bumps From NY And LA Critics?

Now that we are getting into December, the Awards Race begins to take a clearer shape. Every year, around this time, top critical organizations begin to recognize the best in cinema, and when we start to hear the same titles repeated by various film groups, we in the media can start to determine frontrunners, as well as also-rans.

Awards Blend: Which Films Got Oscar Bumps From NY And LA Critics?

Arrival Just Crossed A Huge Milestone At The Box Office Arrival Just Crossed A Huge Milestone At The Box Office

Arrival has just moved past a major box office milestone, and its success is set to continue, too.

Arrival Just Crossed A Huge Milestone At The Box Office

Critics' Choice Nominations: La La Land Dominates, Remains Oscar Frontrunner Critics' Choice Nominations: La La Land Dominates, Remains Oscar Frontrunner

Damien Chazelle's magical musical La La Land leads all nominees for the 22nd Annual Critics' Choice Awards with 12 nominations, including Best Picture.

Critics' Choice Nominations: La La Land Dominates, Remains Oscar Frontrunner

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