Aliens Encircle the World in These 12 Striking Posters for Arrival

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The verdict is in: The trailers for Arrival look awesome. Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Ted Chiang’s “Story Of Your Life” is sure to provide a unique spin on the alien invasion film and 12 new posters give you an idea of its scope.

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Along with the latest trailer, Paramount released 12 posters for the film that, at first glance, look similar. Just the alien ship sitting above a major city. But Movies.com figured out where each poster is representing and it shows that whatever Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner are doing in the film is going to affect the whole world.


Hokkaido (Japan)

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Indian Ocean

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Sierra Leone

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Sudan

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Kujalleq, Greenland

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Venezuela

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Shanghai

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Siberia

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Devon, United Kingdom

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Black Sea, Russia

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Pakistan

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Montana, United States

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Arrival opens November 11.

[Movies.com]

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thetruekamai
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The marketing worries me. The short story is a small, intimate story with basically 2 or 3 characters. The marketing seems to be implying a much larger scale, and much higher stakes, which I think are likely to obscure and overshadow the themes from the original story, which are what make it interesting in the first place. Without them, it’s just another “aliens show up on Earth” story.