Have you noticed that in alien visitation films or similar television episodes the typical reaction is that people start looting (Arrival), committing acts of terrorism (Contact) or just generally acting unruly? This is often treated as “of course everyone will act that way!,” but I remain unconvinced. For instance, in Arrival the presumed aliens don’t even […]Read more "And The Crowd Goes Wild!"
I recently saw the Sci fi film Arrival. I won’t give away then main twists and turns of the film, though I should warn that some of what I say might still be a spoiler. The film features an intelligent alien species that’s similar to a (possibly semi intelligent) water born species on Earth. Is […]Read more "“Arrival”"