Bay City, Michigan 48706
Front Page Photo of the Day Log-IN About us
mybaycity.com March 12, 2018
(Prior Story)   Arts/Theater ArTicle 11187   (Next Story)

MOVIE REVIEW: Annihilation . . . Good SciFy Movie

March 12, 2018       Leave a Comment
By: Kathy Rupert-Mathews

Printer Friendly Story View


I saw "Annihilation."

It was a very good Sci-fi movie.

It was quite thought-provoking and different.

The story revolves around "the shimmer" that appears when a meteor hits a lighthouse. As days and months go by, the area it encompasses expands. The scientists/military send teams in. Only one man comes out.

His scientist wife is enlisted to be on another team to enter "the shimmer" and try to make it to the lighthouse. The wonders they encounter are amazing and beautiful. The storyline goes back and forth between
  • before her husband entered "the shimmer"
  • when he returns and
  • her interrogation after exiting.

    However, this wasn't confusing.

    Natalie Portman plays the wife, Lena. She was very good. The other members of her team who enter "the shimmer" were played by Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tuva Novotny, and Tessa Thompson. Oscar Isaac was her husband. They all did fine.

    I was impressed by the visual effects. The area inside the shimmer was beautiful and innovative. However, there was some gore and some sexual situations. It has an R rating and deserves it.

    So go. Have fun. Eat popcorn.



    Printer Friendly Story View
    Prior Article

    September 12, 2019
    by: Kathy Rupert-Mathews
    MOVIE REVIEW: "It Chapter Two" ... I Loved It
    Next Article

    August 26, 2019
    by: Rachel Reh
    River Jordan Ribbon Cutting is BACC Hot Spot for 8/26/2019
    Agree? or Disagree?


    Kathy Rupert-Mathews

    Retired Teacher & Movie Fanatic

    More from Kathy Rupert-Mathews

    Send This Story to a Friend!       Letter to the editor       Link to this Story
    Printer-Friendly Story View


    --- Advertisments ---
         


  • 0200 Nd: 09-19-2019 d 4 cpr 0





    SPONSORED LINKS

    LOCAL LINKS
    (Ads not affiliated with Google)




    Ads By MyBayCity.com
    Historical Press - By Dave Rogers
    Purchase Your Copy Today!
    http://www.amazon.com/D.Laurence-Rogers/e/B001KCA8ZY/ref=ntt_athr_dp_pel_pop_1

    Ads By MyBayCity.com
    Bay Area Chamber of Commerce
    Click Here to Visit Our Site!
    Improving The Economic Climate, Business Environment & Quality of Living Throughout The Bay Area

    Ads By MyBayCity.com
    Begick
    http://begicknursery.com/
    Begick Nursery and Garden Center





    Designed at OJ Advertising, Inc. (V3) (v3) Software by Mid-Michigan Computer Consultants
    Bay City, Michigan USA
    All Photographs and Content Copyright © 1998 - 2019 by OJA/MMCC. They may be used by permission only.
    P3V3-0200 (1) 0   ID:Default   UserID:Default   Type:reader   R:x   PubID:mbC   NewspaperID:noPaperID
      pid:1560   pd:11-18-2012   nd:2019-09-19   ax:2019-09-23   Site:5   ArticleID:11187   MaxA: 999999   MaxAA: 999999
    CCBot/2.0 (https://commoncrawl.org/faq/)