Tag: science fiction movies

The Movie Arrival is a Sci-fi Metaphor for Communication and Language in Relationships

Arrival is very different from your typical alien invasion movie. Although such movies can be enjoyable to watch, Arrival has gone a different direction by choosing linguistics professor Louise Banks, played by Amy Adams, to take on the role of hero. Her heroism doesn’t come from brute strength, or special powers; but from her bravery, […]

Tableread for the Shower and How The Blacklist is Changing the World of TV and Movies

  In 2015, I attended a table read for a screenplay called The Shower, written by a woman named Jac Schaeffer. It was well-written, action-packed, with thoughtfully crafted characters and sharp, witty dialogue. It had chick flick elements transfused with components from the Alien movies. The majority of the cast was female, and some notable actors/actresses played the roles of […]

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