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Stop what you’re doing and go see ‘Annihilation’

10/10 Annihilation is a soaring triumph of science-fiction adventure. It is jaw-clenching, deliriously beautiful and overwhelmingly weird. Ex-military cellular biology teacher Lena (Natalie Portman) is in mourning for her husband Kane (Oscar Isaac), who has been away for a full … Continue reading

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Girl Problems from the Machine

Ex Machina is a beautifully shot, exhilarating film about paranoia and humanity, but it loses some points over its nasty but intriguing gender issues. The film starts with Caleb (Domhnall Gleeson) winning a week with Nathan (the scintillating Oscar Isaac), a hermit software … Continue reading

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