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Annihilation (film)

Annihilation is a 2018 science fantasy horror film written and directed by Alex Garland, based on the novel of the same name by Jeff VanderMeer. The film stars Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny, and Oscar Isaac, and follows a group of military scientists who enter "The Shimmer," a mysterious quarantined zone that is full of mutating landscapes and creatures.

The film was released in the United States by Paramount Pictures on February 23, 2018, and is scheduled to be released in other markets on March 12, 2018 by Netflix. The film received positive reviews from critics, with praise for the visuals, performances, direction and thought-provoking story.