What Arrival Says About Humanity

The best science fiction movies don’t look out so much as they do in, they take extreme circumstances and see how humanity responds. In this video essay, Jack examines how despite dealing with time travel, alternate storylines, interstellar time travel, and futuristic technologies, Denis Villeneuve’s Arrival manages to stay grounded and focused on humanity.


A.I. & Alien Invasion


Denis Villeneuve


Arrival