Alex Garland Memory

The Trouble With Memory and Control in The Works of Alex Garland


In examining his filmography, there is no denying Alex Garland’s fixation on the illusion of control, as well as the many faces and dimensions of control. 

Annihilation Sci Fi

Making Something New: Tracing the Complex Brilliance of ‘Annihilation’


“We have many theories, few facts.” -Dr. Ventress

Lucy In The Sky

‘Lucy in the Sky’ Trailer: Natalie Portman Thrives in Heady Sci-Fi


Fans of ‘Annihilation’ can expect to see more exciting genre work from Portman in this upcoming sci-fi drama.

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Don’t Forget About ‘Annihilation’


Even without an Oscar nomination, these video essays remind us why we should keep Alex Garland’s ‘Annihilation’ alive in the conversation.

Rewind Women

Relationships And Rage: The Power of Women In 2018


A look back at some of the most powerful depictions of women from this year in film.

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Performer of the Year (2018): Tessa Thompson


Tessa Thompson was everywhere this year and we couldn’t be happier about it.

Ehrich Top Countdown

The Yearly Cinematic Celebration Begins with David Ehrlich’s Top 25


As always, Indiewire’s senior film critic manages to stay on brand and still offer a few end-of-the-year shockers.

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Three Qualities of a Memorable Movie


Watch a video essay that analyzes how movies last in our memory thanks to their combination of great music, cinematography, and conclusion.

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The Cinematographic References of ‘Annihilation’


The creepy, captivating sci-fi film has strands of Andrei Tarkovsky and the ‘Alien’ franchise in its DNA, but here are some influences you might have missed.