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MARK AS PLAYED: Annihilation and the Defense of Sci-Fi


On this episode we decide to listen to one of the many concerns from Film Twitter that found its way to our official complaint box (@markasplayedpod) and take up the defense of science fiction as a genre. To do so we present Exhibit A: Alex Garland's new box-office bomb ANNIHILATION. And when that doesn't work we turn to two other great movie podcasts to make the case for the health and well-being of this genre, regardless of the reception to this Natalie Portman starring flick. So sit back and listen to us, THE TRUE BROMANCE FILM PODCAST and THE FILM FIND. Everything will be alright cinephiles, just as soon as you hit play and follow at the links below:
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'til the Words Run Out from the album Fair City Lights

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