Review: Alex Garland’s Stunning ‘Annihilation’ Brings Body Horror To Mainstream Audiences

by Brooke Warra

While many horror fans have known for some time the rich, beautiful, and often horrifying world of body horror in literature, we have very rarely witnessed it in mainstream cinema. John Carpenter gave us The Thing, arguably one of the best horror films of all time. And let’s not forget Jeff Goldblum and Geena Davis’ performances in David Cronenberg’s The Fly. But most of our favourite body horror films have been small productions with cult followings (i.e. Teeth, Tusk, and the delightfully disgusting Contacted). Continue reading “Review: Alex Garland’s Stunning ‘Annihilation’ Brings Body Horror To Mainstream Audiences”