Annihilation Articles Round-Up

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Alex Garland’s movie is giving a lot to talk about: its suggestive images and scenography have generated many interesting articles in the specialized media. These are the best (most of them with spoilers, so be careful those who have not seen the movie):

Rolling Stone: In Praise of ‘Annihilation’ and the Modern ‘Weird’ Sci-Fi Renaissance

The Hollywood Reporter: What ‘Annihilation’ Gets Right About Scientific Horror

Yahoo News: What is Area X and the Shimmer in ‘Annihilation’? VFX Supervisor Explains the Horror Film’s Mathematical Solution

Cinema Blend: 10 Big Differences Between The Annihilation Book And Movie

Slashfilm: The Original ‘Annihilation’ Script Featured a Very Different Ending


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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 Opens Today

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Annihilation opens today in 2,012 theaters in the USA and Canada. If you are a North American fan of Natalie, you should not miss the opportunity to see this movie in theaters. It’s without a doubt a unique experience. We await your opinions in the comments section. While we wait for it, we have a new featurette and a film clip:

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Annihilation: First Reviews

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The embargo is over, and finally we have the first Annihilation reviews, and they are mostly great!

Variety: Alex Garland follows up ‘Ex Machina’ with a visually stunning, imagination-tickling sci-fi thriller in which Natalie Portman investigates an extra-terrestrial threat

The Hollywood Reporter: “Scary and beautiful”

IndieWire: Annihilation’ Review: Natalie Portman Stars in a Stunning Sci-Fi Thriller From the Director of ‘Ex Machina’

The Guardian: Natalie Portman thriller leaves a haunting impression

USA Today: ‘Annihilation’ shines as an ambitious, if freaky, sci-fi treat


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