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What to Watch This Weekend: Annihilation

Welcome to What To Watch This Weekend, a weekly series dedicated to helping figure out which films you should enjoy in the near future. On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of Annihilation, a science-fiction, mystery, quasi-horror film about an alien anomaly that forms its own unusual ecosystem on Earth, drastically changing all life within it.

What to Watch This Weekend is a weekly podcast from GeekScholars Movie News. Each Friday, the GeekScholars present a spoiler-free review of a film that has just become available in the past week to watch by renting, streaming, or purchasing.

Annihilation – 2018’s Best Sci-Fi Movie Comes To Home Video!

Alex Garland’s Ex Machina is a brilliant film, so topping (or even equaling) it would be a pretty tall order.

In his adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer’s Southern Reach novel Annihilation, Garland does just that.

Now, Annihilation is coming to home video – on digital on May 22nd, and on Blu-ray and DVD on May 29th – with six featurettes in three groupings that take the viewer inside the Southern Reach.

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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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