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Annihilation Review: Natalie Portman Mind-Bender Asks All The Right Questions

Is self-destruction a biological impulse, or a psychological one? Does it depend on the person or the circumstances? How far would you go to find out whether that impulse lives in you?

To Inspire questions like that is one hallmark of great science fiction, and Alex Garland’s Annihilation, a loose adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer’s 2014 book of the same name, definitely has that going for it. But unlike Garland’s directorial debut, the celebrated Ex Machina, Annihilation is a little rough around its shimmering edges.

The movie, like the book, follows a biologist (Natalie Portman) who embarks with several other scientists on an expedi…
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Congressman Asks Homeland Security to Rectify Equifax’s $7 Million Dollar IRS Contract

If you’ve spent any time in front of C-SPAN this week, you’ve probably seen Congress repeatedly taking Equifax’s former CEO out to the woodshed. It’s been quite the shellacking. And it almost seemed as if we’d finally reached a breaking point. America wasn’t going to put up with companies recklessly handling our…

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