The first trailer for Arrival is out, and it honestly looks pretty fascinating. A first contact story, it shows the events after a number of alien spacecraft arrive on earth. Amy Adams plays a linguist, who (as part of a team) is trying to learn to communicate with the aliens while the world errupts in chaos.
Based on first impressions, it looks like a classic first contact film, in the vein of Contact and The Day the Earth Stood Still. It’s very different from a lot of the big budget adventure films we’ve gotten in the last few years, and fairly refreshing. Here’s hoping it can live up to the expectations it’s now building.
Arrival comes to theaters November 11, 2016.