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Quick, How Might the Alien Spacecraft Work?—Stephen Wolfram Blog
Stephen Wolfram on "designing science" for Arrival. I always forget the Wolfram Language is real; it looks like movie-computer, but is in fact real-computer. Lots of nice points in here - especially about going from the scientific reasoning back to things that work in a two-hour movie.
film  arrival  science  stephenwolfram  physics  moviereal 
november 2016 by infovore
How I Wrote Arrival (and What I Learned Doing It) - The Talkhouse
Eric Heisserer shares some notes on the adaptation of Story of Your Life into Arrival. Some good notes on adaptation (and: a clarification of why it was such a successful one) in here.
cinema  film  writing  process  ericheisserer  tedchiang  arrival  storyofyourlife 
november 2016 by infovore

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