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Annihilation

4K Ultra HD

Blu Ray

  • Score
    72
    from 2 reviewers
  • Annihilation
    2018
    115 min
    R
    True 4K
    HDR10
    Dolby Vision
    Dolby Atmos

    Director: Alex Garland

    Actors: Natalie Portman, Benedict Wong, Sonoya Mizuno, David Gyasi

    Plot: A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply.

    Disc Release Date: 29 May 2018

    • Video
      75
    • Audio
      80
    • Extra
      57
    • Movie
      75

    all scores

    Blu-ray.com review by Martin Liebman
    • Video
      90
    • Annihilation's 2160p/Dolby Vision-enhanced UHD release, well, annihilates the companion Blu-ray. To be sure, this movie is not a looker in the traditional sense, and particularly on Blu-ray. The movie...

    • Audio
      90
    • Annihilation's Dolby Atmos soundtrack makes for a wonderfully adept compliment to the movie. The film opens with a few quality, albeit subdued but scene-critical, effects, such as buzzing fluorescent lights...

    • Extra
      60
    • Annihilation's UHD disc contains no extras, but the bundled Blu-ray does. Below is a review of what's included thereon. A UV/iTunes digital copy code is included with purchase.Part 1 - Southern Research...

    • Movie
      80
    • The Shimmer Shines Brighter on UHD.Alex Garland, writer of the wonderful Sunshine and director of the critically acclaimed Ex Machina, has tackled his most ambitious project yet in Annihilation. But is...

    • Total
      80
    • Annihilation teems with strongly developed and richly realized ideas, but it also falls just short of greatness. For all of the magnificence -- the characterization, the world building, the juxtaposition...

    High-Def Digest review by M. Enois Duarte
    • Video
      80
    • Humanity's annihilation transforms the Ultra HD landscape with a gorgeous HEVC H.265 encode in Dolby Vision HDR struck from a 4K digital intermediate, which was sourced from a combination of digital cameras...

    • Audio
      100
    • What better way to enjoy the end of the world as we know it than in a gloriously immersive Dolby Atmos soundtrack, submerging the audience into an otherworldly reality filled with bizarre creatures and...

    • Extra
      40
    • Part 1 – Southern Research (HD): A pair of short pieces exploring the adaptation process, the plot's themes, the visual design and the characters, made largely from interviews and BTS footage.        ...

    • Movie
      90
    • Based on the novel of the same name by Jeff VanderMeer, Annihilation is a gorgeously mesmerizing sci-fi film lush with a visual beauty and sense of wonder that hypnotizes the audience. At its center is...

    • Total
      80
    • Based on the novel of the same name by Jeff VanderMeer, Alex Garland's Annihilation is a gorgeously mesmerizing sci-fi film lush with a visual beauty and sense of wonder that hypnotizes the audience. At...