Venturing into the great unknown can be fear inducing and seductive, and with Annihilationwe 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.
Paramount Pictures has acquired the worldwide distribution rights to Anomalisa, a stop motion animated film from directors Charlie Kaufmanand Duke Johnson. The project, featuring Jennifer Jason Leighand David Thewlis, is set for a December 30, 2015 release in New York and Los Angeles.