• Annihilation (2018)

Annihilation

Release Date: February 23rd, 2018

DVD Release Date: May 29th, 2018

R |1 hr 55 min

Plot Summary

Lena, a biologist and former soldier, joins a mission to uncover what happened to her husband inside Area X -- a sinister and mysterious phenomenon that is expanding across the American coastline. Once inside, the expedition discovers a world of mutated landscapes and creatures, as dangerous as it is beautiful, that threatens both their lives and their sanity.

Cast: Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny, Oscar Isaac, Benedict Wong, David Gyasi

Director: Alex Garland

Genres: Adventure , Thriller , Science Fiction

Production Co: DNA Films, Scott Rudin Productions

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Dark, House, Quest, Husband, Mystery, Rivalry, Transformation, Soldier, 2010s

Ratings & Reviews

  • 90
    Matt SingerScreenCrush

    It is tough, bleak, brutally intense, and genuinely scary - not in the cutesy cathartic way of most horror films, but in a way that makes you ponder the nature of existence and leaves you with a pit in your stomach. show more

  • 90
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    To be sure, the climax delivers copious amounts of blood and guts and tension and look-away temptations. But there are enough interesting surprises, in addition to the narrative promise, to provide for the presumed, and now quite desired, sequels. show more

  • 90
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    Able to generate dread and awe with equal skill, Annihilation is an absorbing amalgam of genres and influences, all coming together to produce a dazzling creation as vivid as the hybrid life forms our heroes encounter on their perilous journey. show more

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