Natalie Portman

Tor.com: The Philosophy of Self-Destruction in Alex Garland\’s Annihilation

So far, Annihilation is my second favorite movie of the year (right behind You Were Never Really Here, which you can read about here). And while I\’ve read plenty of excellent articles about how the movie thinks about self-destruction (particularly this piece for Vulture), I haven\’t read too much about the film\’s beauty, outside of …

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Tor.com: The Philosophy of Self-Destruction in Alex Garland\’s Annihilation

So far, Annihilation is my second favorite movie of the year (right behind You Were Never Really Here, which you can read about here). And while I\’ve read plenty of excellent articles about how the movie thinks about self-destruction (particularly this piece for Vulture), I haven\’t read too much about the film\’s beauty, outside of …

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Review: Annihilation

Although critically and commercially reviled when released in 1982, genre fans now recognize John Carpenter’s The Thing as a horror classic, thanks in large part to its grotesque visuals and its exploration on the nature of identity. No one in the movie knows who the invading alien has infected and replicated, not even its host, …

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