Alex Garland’s science-fiction film – starring female lead Natalie Portman – is praised for “horror, weirdness and excellence” than “Ex Machina.”
Trailer for “Annihilation” Annihilation science fiction film has received high reviews from film critics.
Annihilation is Alex Garland’s latest film, directed and written by Ex-Machina, an adaptation of the novel of the same name by writer Jeff VanderMeer.
The movie revolves around a female explorer led by biologist Lena (Natalie Portman) exploring a mysterious area. There, she also looks for answers to her husband’s mysterious disease, and confronts fierce monsters.
Initially, Annihilation faced with no doubt. Concerned about the risk of loss, Paramount has sold international distribution rights to Netflix. However, critics praise Annihilation full of words.
The Variety called the Annihilation a bold, brilliant combination of the mysterious Arrival and the horrors of Alien. The Daily Beast depicts Annihilation as a compromise between Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now and John Carpenter’s The Thing.
The Hollywood Reporter’s Todd McCarthy writes Annihilation is a stunning, beautiful and horror film. “It’s a combination of a beautiful work that takes you into a world that’s going to scare you, it’s like a steak, just ripe,” said Todd McCarthy. write.
Critics of the AV Club commented, “It’s odd, wild and scary than the classic Ex Machina.” “The bizarre and mysterious film, accompanied by wild mystery, Annihilation is truly a cinematic and reflective film in many respects,” the Playlist commented.
In addition, the ending Annihilation has also become the talk of many commentators. Many people think that the movie “get ideas” from the end of 2001: A Space Odyssey. Others praised the creative director.
“The surreal ending of the movie caught my eye and reminded me of 2001: A Space Odyssey, and you will not want to miss that moment,” commented Nick Schager.
Vulture’s Voshida commentator notes that the Annihilation does not bring any market elements to the client. This can also dramatically affect movie sales in North America. But it will be a worthwhile movie with movie fans.
In addition to Natalie Portman, the film also starred Oscar Isaac, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tuva Novotny, Gina Rodriguez and Tessa Thompson.