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Saturday Matinee: Annihilation

Movie review: Annihilation By Frank Kaminski Source: Resilience.org Annihilation Directed by Alex Garland; screenplay by Alex Garland; based on the novel Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer; cinematographed by Rob Hardy; edited by Barney Pilling; music by Geoff Barrow and Ben Salisbury; production design … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: Anomalisa

Review by Sofie Monks Kaufman Source: Little White Lies Beauty and tragedy abound in Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson’s melancholic stop-motion treasure. Kurt Vonnegut’s 1963 novel ‘Cat’s Cradle’ is about the fictional religion of Bokonism. In it, he invented a … Continue reading

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Annihilation: Alex Garland’s Bad Trip Through Dis-ease and Over-Reproduction

By Kim Nicolini Source: CounterPunch If you go see Alex Garland’s Annihilation (2018) – and I highly recommend you see this film in an actual movie theater with a big screen and big sound –, you are in for a trip. Not … Continue reading

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Saturday Matinee: eXistenZ

“eXistenZ” (1999) is the last feature film of writer/director David Cronenberg’s to feature his trademark “body horror” imagery (as of this writing). It’s also his film that most overtly displays the influence of the writings of Philip K. Dick and … Continue reading

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