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Annihilation Thoughts

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Before I give my brief thoughts on Annihilation, if you’ve seen the film please check out this fascinating and fantastic deep dive into the themes of the film.

In comparison, mine is going to be surface level impressions at best and with only minor spoilers). So, let’s begin…

To start with, I am a big Alex Garland fan. I’ve always loved his writing and his first film Ex Machina was my favourite film of the year it was released. I haven’t read the novel, but I was definitely primed for something special.

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Annihilation Review: In depth and with spoilers

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The latest science fiction thriller by the extraordinary Alex Garland is definitely not going to be for everyone. It is a massive risk taker whose results will enchant or alienate any that watch it. This review is for those who have watched it, so you can either relive the experience, or perhaps see why some critics and viewers are obsessed with what is being called a very different film. Here is my take on Annihilation, and why it is sensational. Of course, be aware that there are fully descriptive spoilers ahead.

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Annihilation Tidbits

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This time of year is traditionally a bit quiet in Natalieland, but with Annihilation just a couple months away we keep getting a drip-drip of content. In the New Year…

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First Annihilation Still

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  After a long wait, we finally have the first official still of Annihilation, the science fiction film directed by Alex Garland (Ex Machina), based on the book by Jeff…

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Tidbits

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  Time for another batch of smaller Natalie news items. - Natalie's author friend, Jonathan Safran Foer, has a new book out and on September 6th he will be live…

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In Depth Look At Annihilation

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  I don't think this has been posted yet. It is a fascinating look at the Annihilation novel and the prospects of the filmed adaptation. The hints of psychological horror…

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Tidbits

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  It's time for another batch of Natalie news tidbits. - Annihilation is about to start filming and director Alex Garland, as well as stars Tessa Thompson and Oscar Isaac…

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Tidbits

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  Here cometh a new batch of mini news items. - I listened to this a few weeks back and completely forgot about it, but for all the Heatheads out…

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