• Book Review

    Unearthed

    When Earth intercepts a message from a long-extinct alien race, it seems like the solution the planet has been waiting for. The Undying’s advanced technology has the potential to undo environmental damage and turn lives around, and Gaia, their former home planet, is a treasure trove waiting to be uncovered. For Jules Addison and his fellow scholars, the discovery of an alien culture offers unprecedented opportunity for study… as long as scavengers like Amelia Radcliffe don’t loot everything first. Mia and Jules’ different reasons for smuggling themselves onto Gaia put them immediately at odds, but after escaping a dangerous confrontation with other scavvers, they form a fragile alliance. In order…

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    Arrival

    Director: Denis Villeneuve Writers: Eric Heisserer (screenplay), Ted Chiang (based on the story “Story of Your Life” written by) Stars: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker | See full cast & crew » Release Date: November 11, 2016 Summary (from IMDB): A linguist is recruited by the military to assist in translating alien communications. Trailer: Review: 5 out of 5 Dogwoods I loved this movie. Arrival is worthy of all of the praise and Oscar buzz it is receiving. Amy Adams plays Louise Banks, soulful linguist-heroine who faces off with eerie extraterrestrials. Adams is thoughtful, serious, and at ease with her own silence and fears. Louise Banks would get along fine…