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Mar 22, 2018

In writer-director Alex Garland’s ANNIHILATION Natalie Portman ventures into a mysterious zone seeking answers about the phenomenon known as The Shimmer and what happened when her husband visited it on a secret mission.

In recommendations, Mark Pfeiffer enthuses about the Wexner Center for the Arts’ Cinema Revival: A Festival of Film Restoration and director Tony Richardson’s TOM JONES, the winner of Best Picture and three other Oscars at the 1964 Academy Awards.  Paul Markoff expresses his admiration for writer-director Cory Finley’s THOROUGHBREDS, a drama with dark comedic elements about two wealthy teenage girls whose renewed friendship is a danger to themselves and others.

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ANNIHILATION clip courtesy Paramount Pictures

THOROUGHBREDS clip courtesy Focus Features

Music: "Parasail" by Silent Partner

Recorded March 17, 2018.