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

Paramount Pictures Acquires Charlie Kaufman’s “Anomalisa”

Paramount Pictures has acquired the worldwide distribution rights to Anomalisa, a stop motion animated film from directors Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson. The project, featuring Jennifer Jason Leigh and David Thewlis,  is set for a December 30, 2015 release in New York and Los Angeles. The narrative centers on Michael Stone (Thewlis), a respected author who is paralyzed by the monotony of … Continue reading Paramount Pictures Acquires Charlie Kaufman’s “Anomalisa”