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Friday, February 23, 2018

Movie Reviews: Annihilation, Game Night, Every Day

Posted By on February 23, 2018, 8:26 AM

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While Black Panther still looks to dominate the box office, new releases include heady science fiction, broad comedy and one unique teen romance.

Director Alex Garland's Annihilation (pictured) combines the DNA of multiple cinematic sci-fi classics for something uniquely fascinating. The teen romantic fantasy Every Day can't capture the profundity of its source material's fundamentally unfilmable premise.

In this week's feature review, Eric D. Snider finds a fundamental good-naturedness elevating the high concept of friends unexpectedly playing for keeps in Game Night.

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Scott Renshaw

Scott Renshaw

Scott Renshaw has been a City Weekly staff member since 1999, including assuming the role of primary film critic in 2001 and Arts & Entertainment Editor in 2003. Scott has covered the Sundance Film Festival for 25 years, and provided coverage of local arts including theater, pop-culture conventions, comedy, literature,... more

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