Chris and Kaylia talk about thinking about time travel, the limitations of language, just how many diagrams are too many for a short story, and what makes this movie adaptation just so freakin’ awesome.
“Story of Your Life” is a science fiction novella by American writer Ted Chiang, first published in Starlight 2 in 1998, and in 2002 in Chiang’s collection of short stories, Stories of Your Life and Others. (Purchase it here with our affiliate link.)
Arrival: A film adaptation of the story by Eric Heisserer and directed by Denis Villeneuve, was released in 2016. It stars Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, and Forest Whitaker and was nominated for eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture. (Watch it here with our affiliate link.)
This Pages and Popcorn Podcast episode was produced by Kaylia Metcalfe and featured “Pages and Popcorn Podcast Theme” / M.D. Arms
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Atheist – Married – Ordained Minister – Loudmouth Truth Seeker
Book and movie recap runs from 10.30 – 19.07
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Show Notes / Sources
Our episode for Brokeback Mountain
Our episode for Love Simon
Our episode for … And The Band Played On
Kaylia on TikTok @lostcatof5tales
Kaylia’s weekly book review blog
Dune the miniseries Dune old movie, and Dune the new movie
Star Trek… I don’t think this needs a link, do you?
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