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The Biologist and the Shimmer Trailer: Annihilation!

Annihilation – (L-R) Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny, Natalie Portman and Jennifer Jason Leigh – Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures.

Based on Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy, Annihilation stars Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny and Oscar Isaac. It was written and directed by Alex Garland (Ex Machina, 28 Days Later).

The new trailer gives a better look at The Biologist (Natalie Portman) – and the land beyond The Shimmer.

Annihilation opens on February 23, 2018.

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Indescribable Trailer: Annihilation!

Annihilation – Left to right: Natalie Portman and Tessa Thompson – Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures and Skydance.

Alex Garland, of Ex Machina fame, is tackling Jeff Vandermweer’s Southern Beach Trilogy – one of most intriguing and baffling science fiction works I have ever read.

Annihilation stars Natalie Portman as The Biologist – who volunteers for an expedition into an area where the laws of physics don’t apply to find out what happened to her husband.

Annihilation opens on Febraury 23rd.

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AI Trailer: Ex Machina!

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What does it mean to be human? What traits do we use to define that? These questions are at the heart of Alex Garland’s (Dredd, 28 Days Later) new movie, Ex Machina.

 A computer programmer (Domhnall Gleeson) visits a remote research facility at the request of a tech genius (Oscar Isaac) to test a cutting-edge new artificial intelligence (Alicia Vikander).

Check out the new trailer for Ex Machina after the jump. Ex Machina opens April 10th.

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Dredd Is The Law!

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The rebooted Judge Dredd movie, Dredd, is an action-packed ride that combines elements of the classic British series from the 2000AD magazine with the kind of triphammer percussiveness of Pantera. It doesn’t lay its Margaret Thatcher/Ronald Reagan government on steroids backdrop with a trowel, but the attitude of the comic is definitely the foundation for the film.

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