BLU-RAY REVIEW: ANNIHILATION
OVERVIEW: Hailed as “a masterpiece” (Chris Evangelista, Slash Film) and “a mind-blowing experience” (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone), director Alex Garland’s (Ex Machina) ANNIHILATION debuts on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD May 29, 2018 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. The film arrives on Digital May 22.
The ANNIHILATION Blu-ray Combo Pack includes over an hour of bonus content. Natalie Portman, director Alex Garland and other cast and crew take viewers behind the scenes for a deeper look inside the film’s stunts, intricate set design and breathtaking visual effects. The Blu-ray also boasts a Dolby Atmos® soundtrack remixed specifically for the home to place and move audio anywhere in the room, including
SYNOPSIS: Biologist and former soldier Lena (Academy Award® winner* Natalie Portman) is shocked when her missing husband (Oscar Isaac) comes home near death from a top-secret mission into The Shimmer, a mysterious quarantine zone no one has ever returned from. Now, Lena and her elite team must enter a beautiful, deadly world of mutated landscapes and creatures, to discover how to stop the growing phenomenon that threatens all life on Earth. The film also stars Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, and Tuva Novotny.
The film is
presented in widescreen in a 1.85:1 aspect ration preserving its
theatrical format. The picture is just flawless. Not only the
picture looks great in this release, also the sound it is good,
a 5.1 Master Audio in English that provides a good complement
to the picture. It also includes
English and Spanish subtitles.
Widescreen (1.85:1) 16x9
English Dolby Atmos, French 5.1 Dolby Audio™, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Audio, and English Audio Description
English, English SDH, French, and Spanish
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Part 1 – SOUTHERN REACH
Refractions - See how director Alex Garland created the tone, textures and color palettes for the various film environments on set.
For Those That Follow - Listen to the cast’s perspective on their roles and learn why they found the story so intriguing.
Part 2 – AREA X
Shimmer - See how filmmakers transformed real set locations to create the world of Annihilation.
Vanished into Havoc - Check out all the action as cast and crew walk you through the mind-blowing stunts and special effects.
Part 3 – TO THE LIGHTHOUSE
Unfathomable Mind - Learn why the visual effects are integral to achieving director Alex Garland’s overall vision for Annihilation.
The Last Phase - Listen to the cast and crew share their fondest memories from filming Annihilation..