Posts Tagged ‘invasion’
Ostensibly an alien invasion story, “Arrival” tackles conflict of whether mankind's communication may come together or cloister tighter, compromise or collapse.
Whatever enjoyment you find is an OK-fine white flag, not a willful surrender to spectacle. Though slick, the visuals boast all the awe of a software upgrade.
A shotgun marriage between real and fictional fearmongering that invites you to the wedding, lets you decide on which side to sit, and definitely omits a sermon.
"Oblivion" makes some ill-advised narrative decisions and largely wastes Tom Cruise, but a curious combination of analog patience and digital prowess saves it.
Fast-moving & technically astute, this update of America under siege trades less on U.S. anxiety than bankability its stars acquired as the film sat on shelves.
Plenty of bombs burst in air during the TV star-spangled bummer that is "Skyline," an uninspired, unoriginal alien-invasion tale.