The Pestle


Ep 84: “Arrival”

July 10, 2019

We decipher Denis Villeneuve’s “Arrival” and discuss:

  • cinematography;
  • color;
  • story;
  • and other such stuff and things and stuff.

A language is not just words. It’s a culture, a tradition, a unification of a community, a whole history that creates what a community is. It’s all embodied in a language. – Noam Chomsky

Notes & References:
Lance Armstrong “The Move” podcast
Lance Armstrong “The Forward” podcast
“Inside Star Wars” podcast
“Inside Jaws” podcast – (Wes’ note: they’ve kinda polluted this with the Inside Star Wars episodes)
Reason podcast
Scriptnotes podcast
“The Director’s Cut” – DGA podcast
WordPlayer – Ted Elliott & Terry Rossio screenwriting website

Short Spotlight:

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