Alex Garland
"It really stands up, which is amazing for a film that’s 20 years old," Cillian Murphy said. "So yeah, I love the idea, and it’s very appealing to me."
Editor Jake Roberts tells IndieWire, "In the course of nine months of working together [with writer-director Alex Garland] I never got a completely straight answer as to what it meant to him."
Garland originally envisioned a sequence along the lines of "American Werewolf in London," but the Japanese cartoon pushed him in a more innovative body-horror direction.
Garland's latest conversation piece is also his most beguiling, and audiences might not be ready for it. The director tells IndieWire why he "can't prevent or worry too much" about anyone's interpretations.
If men are not and have never been OK, then what are they? Alex Garland's freaky new horror movie searches for answers as only he could.
"Annihilation" director Garland takes audiences on another surreal trip that's "intense," "opaque," and "challenging," say first viewers.
This year's sidebar features 11 films directed by women, including Alice Winocour's latest.
Academy Award nominee Buckley is a woman on the brink of madness in a purgatory-inspired vacation turned hellscape.
The Oscar-nominated "Lost Daughter" actress returns to the heady horrors she plumbed in Charlie Kaufman's "I'm Thinking of Ending Things."
Garland will reunite with the studio behind his directorial debut "Ex Machina" and his upcoming top-secret horror film "Men."
The project will be Garland's return to filmmaking after Paramount's "Annihilation."
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