Annihilation was one of the best science fiction (and horror) movies of the year, with standout performances from Natalie Portman, Oscar Isaac, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, and Tuva Novotny.
The Alex Garland-directed adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer’s bestselling novel is about to hit the home release market with digital and Blu-ray/DVD formats. Here’s everything you need to know…
Annihilation DVD/Blu-ray Release Date
Annihilation will be available on Digital May 22nd and Blu-ray/DVD on May 29th.
The Annihilation Blu-ray will be available in 1080p high definition with English Dolby Atmos, French 5.1 Dolby Audio, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Audio, and English Audio Description and English, English SDH, French, and Spanish subtitles.
The DVD that comes in the Combo Pack is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 televisions with English 5.1 Dolby Audio, French 5.1 Dolby Audio, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Audio and English Audio Description and English, French, and Spanish subtitles. The Combo Pack also includes access to a digital copy of the film, so… yay!
If you’re grabbing the Annihilation DVD on its own, it also comes in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 televisions with English 5.1 Dolby Audio, French 5.1 Dolby Audio, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Audio and English Audio Description and English, French, and Spanish subtitles. The disc includes the feature film in standard definition.
Annihilation DVD/Blu-ray Bonus Features
While the DVD doesn’t have any bonus features to write home about, the Blu-ray Combo Pack includes over an hour of bonus content. Here are the wonderful details:
Part 1 – SOUTHERN REACH
“Refractions” – See how director Alex Garland created the tone, textures and color palettes for the various film environments on set.
“For Those That Follow” – Listen to the cast’s perspective on their roles and learn why they found the story so intriguing.
Part 2 – AREA X
“Shimmer” – See how filmmakers transformed real set locations to create the world of Annihilation.
“Vanished into Havoc” – Check out all the action as cast and crew walk you through the mind-blowing stunts and special effects.
Part 3 – TO THE LIGHTHOUSE
“Unfathomable Mind” – Learn why the visual effects are integral to achieving director Alex Garland’s overall vision for Annihilation.
“The Last Phase” – Listen to the cast and crew share their fondest memories from filming Annihilation.