writing skills: film review | arrival | ESL & ELT

películas: arrival con amy adams
una lingüista debe enfentarse al desafío de decifrar un mensaje extraterreste

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When mysterious spacecraft touch down across the globe, an elite team – led by expert linguist Louise Banks (Amy Adams) – are brought together to investigate.

As mankind teeters on the verge of global war, Banks and the team race against time for answers – and to find them, she will take a chance that could threaten her life, and quite possibly humanity.

ARRIVAL:
A linguist is recruited by the military to assist in translating alien communications.

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Prisoners, Enemy, Sicario, Blade Runner
Writers: Eric Heisserer (screenplay), Ted Chiang (based on the story “Story of Your Life” written by)
Stars: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker 

Genres: Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi | Thriller

 Certificate: 12A

When twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world, linguistics professor Louise Banks is tasked with interpreting the language of the apparent alien visitors.

Features Chiang, Coon and Wolfram. “Time” examines scientific elements…

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plane miracle landing: crash | hudson river landing | sully the film | ESL & ELT

cinema: película sully con tom hanks

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On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the “Miracle on the Hudson” when Captain “Sully” Sullenberger (Hanks) glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and his career.

On Thursday 15 January 2009, 155 people on board US Airways flight 1549 met potential disaster in the sky over New York City.

Yet Captain ‘Sully’ Sullenberger executed a textbook ditching in the Hudson river and saved the lives of everybody on board.

Miracle of the Hudson Plane Crash tells the minute-by-minute story of that day through the compelling first-hand testimonies of those who were there, including passengers, eyewitnesses and rescuers.

All rights belong to there respective owners, Cineflix Media, NextFilm…

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travelling & tourism: the iguazú waterfalls (live & experience them in argentina)

travel & tourism: iguazú waterfalls, argentina

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Iguazu Falls is located at the junction of three nations: Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay. These “Great Waters,” as named by the indigenous Guarani people, are made up of 275 waterfalls that span nearly 2 miles. Sorry, Niagara!

Any Iguazu Falls tour will provide you with a sense of nature’s power and wonder. You can follow a boardwalk trail and take in the majestic, roaring falls from a safe vantage point…or, if you feel daring, a platform above the falls. Look down, but hang on to the railing—that’s a lot of water pouring beneath you.

Don’t mind getting wet? Take a speedboat safari beneath the falls and enjoy the spray. Prefer to stay dry? A helicopter ride over the falls might be for you. From up high, the falls form a tremendous chasm in the surface of the earth, further solidifying the fact that this area is one of nature’s great…

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