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Alex Garland

  1. endings
    The Empty Symbolism of Men’s EndingAlex Garland’s Men is laden with symbolism, much of it provocative and highly gendered. But what does it all add up to?
  2. influences
    Alex Garland on Attack on Titan, Notting Hill, and More of the Influences on Men“I just think life is strange, and I’m trying to reflect how strange life feels to me.”
  3. movie review
    The Horror of Men Doesn’t Go Far EnoughAlex Garland’s latest body-mangling film lacks the depth and bravado it needs to succeed.
  4. tv review
    Devs Takes Its Time to Blow Your MindThe FX on Hulu miniseries has all the hallmarks of a story by Alex Garland (Ex Machina, Annihilation), but that may be more of a liability in TV form.
  5. outrage calibration
    How Mad Should I Be About the Whitewashing in Annihilation?Oh, and remember Ex Machina?
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. Natalie Portman Ventures Into Spooky Rainbow Smog in First Annihilation TrailerWritten and directed by Ex Machina’s Alex Garland.
  12. movies
    Why Ex Machina’s Take on Gender Is So AdvancedA combative conversation with the hit movie’s writer-director, Alex Garland.
  13. movie review
    Ex Machina Appears Original, But Turns Formulaic FastAlex Garland makes a half-dandy directorial debut.