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Maybe I’m just noticing it more right now, but several of the last two months’ biggest titles have all played with time in some really interesting ways. In Westworld, the timing of what we’re seeing is one of the series’ biggest mysteries. In The Handmaiden, replaying scenes creates tension as we watch events from a new perspective. And in Arrival, the flow of time ties together everything we’ve seen in unexpected ways.

Some of these twists and turns are more effective than others — Westworld‘s stubborn refusal to provide even a glimmer of clarity is a particularly odd choice — but they’re all attempting to create this remarkable feeling of moments in life having multiple meanings, some we can’t see at first, some we can’t immediately…

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