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Alex Garland

  1. outrage calibration
    How Mad Should I Be About the Whitewashing in Annihilation?Oh, and remember Ex Machina?
  2. 9 Ways Annihilation the Movie Differs from Annihilation the BookAlex Garland added new creatures, new tech, and more to his interpretation of Jeff VanderMeer’s novel.
  3. Annihilation Is Flawed, But Unforgettably Mind-BendingAlex Garland’s searingly personal variation on Jeff VanderMeer’s novel has structure issues, but the ending knocks it out of the park.
  4. controversies
    Annihilation Director on Whitewashing: There Was ‘Nothing Cynical’ About CastingThe characters were given no racial designations in the book his movie is based on.
  5. Natalie Portman Acknowledges Annihilation Whitewashing is ‘Problematic’Portman and co-star Jennifer Jason Leigh say they only learned about their characters’s races after recent whitewashing accusations.
  6. white washing
    Annihilation Director Alex Garland Called Out for Reported WhitewashingAsian-American media group MANAA criticizes the film for casting white actresses as mixed-raced characters.
  7. Natalie Portman Ventures Into Spooky Rainbow Smog in First Annihilation TrailerWritten and directed by Ex Machina’s Alex Garland.
  8. movies
    Why Ex Machina’s Take on Gender Is So AdvancedA combative conversation with the hit movie’s writer-director, Alex Garland.
  9. movie review
    Ex Machina Appears Original, But Turns Formulaic FastAlex Garland makes a half-dandy directorial debut.