Review – ARRIVAL (Denis Villeneuve, 2016, USA)

Twelve unidentified flying objects enter the Earth’s orbit. An elite squad, which includes linguist, Louise Banks (Amy Adams), and a scientist, Ian Donnelly (Jeremy Renner), is formed. Their objective:┬áto make contact with the aliens and figure out a way to communicate with them in order to prevent or avoid a war with them. Arrival was…

Review – EASY LIVING (Jacques Tourneur, 1949, USA)

Francesco Totti, the beloved captain of Italian soccer team Roma, admitted he was afraid upon retiring from professional football during his recent farewell speech before his last game. This candid admission humanized the sport and shed a light on the vulnerability of the aging sports star that sees his career come to an end with…