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2017/03/11 04:19:01 (permalink)

Anyone seen Arrival yet? [may contain spoilers, especially for Abba fans]

I watched it last night. I thought it was a cool sci-fi movie, different to a lot of stuff in the same genre.

A pity it didn't win more awards than the ones it received for its sound (which was awesome)
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Re: Anyone seen Arrival yet? 2017/03/11 05:24:12 (permalink) ☄ Helpfulby synkrotron 2017/03/11 10:27:53
no but i brought the album many years ago, vinyl you know,  i thought anna looked hot on the pictures on the cover, i think it was their 4th album
 

 

now you mention it, it was a bit scifi for it's day i guess
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Re: Anyone seen Arrival yet? 2017/03/11 06:37:41 (permalink) ☄ Helpfulby synkrotron 2017/03/11 10:27:56
Is it a departure from the usual Sci-Fi movies? 

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Re: Anyone seen Arrival yet? 2017/03/11 06:39:57 (permalink) ☄ Helpfulby synkrotron 2017/03/11 10:28:07

Agnetha always was a cutie!

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Re: Anyone seen Arrival yet? 2017/03/11 11:08:42 (permalink)
It's on my list to watch, love a good sci-fi.

 
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Re: Anyone seen Arrival yet? 2017/03/11 11:14:06 (permalink)
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It's on my list to watch, love a good sci-fi.




It gets criticised, apparently, for being slow. Which is bollocks. It's not really an action movie, like some sci-fi stuff. It's more of a thinkers movie, if you know what I mean. If anything, I would liken it to the movie 6th sense, in the way that things start to click together. No spoilers of course, and I'll leave it at that

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Re: Anyone seen Arrival yet? 2017/03/11 11:20:26 (permalink)
I usually go to Mark Kermode for a balanced review, he liked it a lot;
 


 
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Re: Anyone seen Arrival yet? 2017/03/11 11:28:20 (permalink)
Ah, of course... Yeah, I generally do like his reviews

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Re: Anyone seen Arrival yet? 2017/03/21 03:46:18 (permalink)
own it... Wife bought it the weekend before last!
 
Lame movie... just sayin...

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Re: Anyone seen Arrival yet? 2017/03/21 08:15:23 (permalink)
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Lame movie... just sayin...



Oh well, never mind

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Re: Anyone seen Arrival yet? 2017/03/21 13:19:01 (permalink)
We saw it at the cinema and quite honestly, were less than impressed.
 
It was a bit arty-farty if you get my drift.
 
I was also looking forward to watching Passengers but again, a great idea let down by lots of things.
 
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Re: Anyone seen Arrival yet? 2017/03/21 14:11:10 (permalink)
I saw it and really liked it.  Surprising, as i'm not normally a sci-fi fan.
 
Although I did prefer the Abba version.  I think that album cover is one of the main reasons I hoped to become a helicopter pilot (the only proper job i've ever wanted, but failed the physical!).
 

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Re: Anyone seen Arrival yet? 2017/03/21 15:02:46 (permalink)
So far, the concise reviews are:
 
1) cool sci-fi
2) slow moving
3) thinkers movie
4) lame movie
5) less than impressed
6) arty farty
7) really like it
 
(the suspense is killing me.....)
 
 

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Re: Anyone seen Arrival yet? 2017/03/21 15:44:01 (permalink) ☄ Helpfulby craigb 2017/03/21 16:39:24
yep - saw it at the flicks - enjoyed it but not as much as the sequel, 'The Departed'
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