In late March, the Netflix series adaptation of the novel "13 Reasons Why" by Jay Asher was released to the world. This much-anticipated series consists of 13 episodes, each lasting approximately an hour, and health care professionals say they are worried about the impact the show will have on vulnerable teens.
"Arrival," a science fiction thriller directed by Denis Villeneuve, does not fill that same mold. Thanks to the nuanced storytelling, fantastic cinematography and top-notch acting, "Arrival" differentiates itself from stereotypical extraterrestrial films and delivers a unique, thought-provoking change to the science fiction genre.
To the average moviegoer, director David MacKenzie’s neo-western crime thriller, Hell or High Water, may seem like an ordinary western cowboy movie. However, upon further viewing, audiences are soon exposed to a world of poverty and forgotten ghost towns, where people are driven to crime to survive.