BTTF#025 – Arrival, Crimson Tide

Hello and welcome to the 25th episode of the main podcast. In this episode we take a look at the cinema release of Arrival, starring Amy Adams, and the classic film is Crimson Tide.

In Arrival, 12 alien space ships arrive and float mysteriously above the ground at various locations around the world. The US uses the services of a linguistics professor to try and translate what the aliens are saying/writing before other countries go on the offensive). The film was directed by Denis Villeneuve, the screenplay was by Eric Heisserer and is based on a short story called Story of Your Life by Ted Chiang. The film stars Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and Forest Whittaker.

Next up is the classic film, Crimson Tide. Heightened tensions and civil unrest in Eastern Europe towards the end of the Cold War are the backdrop to this film that follows events on a nuclear submarine when a launch order is received. The film was released in May 1995 and was directed by Tony Scott. The screenplay was by Michael Shiffer and the film starred Denzel Washington, Gene Hackman, Viggo Mortensen, Matt Craven and Ricky Schroder.

Our next podcast will be a special taking a look at the work of Amy Adams. Our next main podcast will look at the release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and we will also take a look at some classic Christmas films.

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