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Questions about movie Annihilation (2018) directed by Alex Garland, based on the novel of the same name by Jeff VanderMeer must use this tag.

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What was the purpose behind showing nearly identical camera shots of the two houses in Annihilation?

In Annihilation (2018), the main character, Lena, lives in a house outside of the area known as "the shimmer" which the groups are sent to investigate. However, there is a scene inside the shimmer ...
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How did Josie convert?

In Annihilation (2018), there is a scene after the final bear attack where Lena and Josie are talking while sitting outside the house. If you look at Josie's arms, it looks like she is growing plants ...
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Is Annihilation an original movie, a sequel or a remake?

I have the clear feeling and the vague memory I've seen Annihilation before or at least some scenes in other(s) movie(s) years ago. Scenes I think I already seen in a movie or movies before: Pool ...
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Why was the film Annihilation pulled out of theaters?

Director Alex Garland’s second film, Annihilation—following Ex Machina—was released in North American theaters in February 2018 and it flopped. In addition, Paramount sold the film’s international ...
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What happened at the end of Annihilation?

In Annihilation, Kane comes back as an alien from the Shimmer. We see this in the video, and he admits it in the end. Regarding Lena, she destroys the Shimmer and the alien, comes back, and at the end ...