Director Dennis Villeneuve has crafted a masterpiece, a science fiction film that turns its gaze from the stars and into the corners of the human condition. Arrival deserves to stand alongside the best of the genre, like 2001: A Space Odyssey, Solaris, Interstellar, Contact, and Blade Runner. As I’ve written before, science fiction is at its best when it holds a technical, metallic, polished mirror up to the viewer, so she might see herself more starkly and in sharp, painfully-detailed, relief.… Continue Reading ››
Quote of the Week!
“the passion for economic equality…is…a passion for getting as much as those above us in the economic scale already get rather than a passion for giving those below us as much as we ourselves already get.” –Henry Hazlitt