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Jennifer Jason Leigh

Review: Annihilation May Make Sci-Fi Fans Think, but It Won’t Make Them Feel

3 out of 5 stars.

Annihilation is one of those films with a concept that seems like it's right up my alley, so I've been excited about it since it was announced. Female-led sci-fi? Check. Mysterious entity the women have to figure out? Check. I went in prepared to love it. I merely liked it, and somehow that feels worse than if it were bad.

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Alex Garland’s Explanation for the Whitewashing in Annihilation Doesn’t Add Up

The upcoming film adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer's Nebula-winning book, Annihilation, is dealing with multiple issues such as a lack of promotion and limited international distribution. Now, it is also under fire for claims of whitewashing.

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Annihilation Teaser Trailer Gives Us the Fierce, Female-Fronted Sci-Fi We Deserve

Yesterday's "Things We Saw Today" delivered a first glimpse of the upcoming Alex Garland female-led sci-fi film, Annihilation, which is based on the best-selling novel by Jeff VanderMeer. Today, we have our first teaser trailer, and it's glorious and weird. Exactly what we'd expect from an Alex Garland film.

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Your Boyfriend, Oscar Isaac, to Play Natalie Portman’s Husband in Female-Led Sci-Fi Movie, Annihilation

It's a trilogy known for its dearth (heh heh) of male characters.

The internet's boyfriend, Oscar Isaac, will be taking on the archetypal "ghost wife" role in Annihilation, Alex Garland's (Ex Machina) next project.

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Things We Saw Today: Groot Is Super-Buff In This New Avengers Variant Cover

All that dancing really paid off.

DO YOU EVEN BENCH, GROOT? (cover by Francesco Francavilla, via Comic Book Resources' exclusive reveal)

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