Kubrick examines human evolution and evolution of other life in the solar system in his iconic
“Contact” (1997): Analyzing radio signals for signs of extraterrestrial life has been going on for decades now. “Contact” weaves a tale of what might happen when we finally make contact with an advanced species. The signals are decoded to build a craft that transports radio astronomer Ellie Arroway across countless light years of space. “Contact” offers an interesting examination on how the possibility of outer space travel challenges long standing moral and philosophical beliefs.