‘Annihilation’ Review: Sci-Fi Story Gets Lost In The Shimmer

Venturing into the great unknown can be fear inducing and seductive, and with Annihilation we are given an entirely new universe called the Shimmer. With Natalie Portman at the ready and Ex Machina writer/director Alex Garland commandeering, what could possibly go wrong? While possessing a few quality moments, Annihilation isn’t as fantastic as it makes itself out to be, and many cinephiles will leave with the theaters with the bitter taste of disappointment.


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‘Darkest Hour’ Blu-Ray And ‘Dunkirk’ Screenplay Giveaway From CinemAddicts!

This week on CinemAddicts we’re going back to one winner, and the prize will be my Blu-ray copy of Darkest Hour and Dunkirk: The Complete Screenplay. It’s a Winston Churchill and WWII themed giveaway, and entry details are below!!

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Nicolas Cage Sleazes It Up In Pulpy Motel Thriller ‘Looking Glass’

When you drink orange juice, do you love a bit of pulp in the liquid, even if that stuff gets stuck between your teeth or leads to a necessary wipe on the mouth? Nicolas Cage’s latest film Looking Glass oozes sleaze from the get go, and while some viewers may become disenchanted with this lurid noir, others will eagerly sink their teeth into another memorable Cage vehicle.

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‘My Cousin Rachel’ and ‘The Great Wall’ Blu-Ray Giveaway From CinemAddicts!

This week’s CinemAddicts giveaway features my Blu-ray copies of My Cousin Rachel (Rachel Weisz) and The Great Wall (Matt Damon). Both were viewed just once and are in good condition. Entry details below!!

 

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‘The Campus’ Review: A Horror Flick That Scores With Low Budget Swagger

 

The tagline for the new horror film The Campus is “Morgan’s going to die tonight . . . a lot.” That’s the perfect summary for this J. Horton directed indie flick that, though intentionally tongue-in-cheek by design, hits the mark.

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Holly Hunter Adds A New York Story With ‘Breakable You’ Trailer

 

I mentioned on the recent episode of CinemAddicts that I am sick of romantic comedies set in New York City. That being said, having Holly Hunter and Tony Shalhoub as your leads has changed my mind (at least for now), as I’m looking forward to checking out Breakable You. Trailer and plot details below!

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