Alex Garland

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On the Road to Bridget Jones: five books that define each generation
Blake Morrison on boomers, Chris Power on Gen X, Megan Nolan on millennials and Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé on Gen Z … which books shaped your generation?

Blake Morrison, Chris Power, Megan Nolan Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé and Steven Poole

19, Jun, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Jeff VanderMeer: ‘Success changes who I can reach with an environmental message’
The author of the bestselling Southern Reach trilogy talks about taking notes on leaves, the adaptation of Annihilation and his new ecological thriller

Sam Leith

16, Apr, 2021 @11:00 AM

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David Baddiel: ‘Kids have a better sense of humour than they used to'
The author and comedian on his lockdown viewing, including a Tiger King binge, and why today’s greatest screen creations are animated

David Baddiel

02, Jun, 2020 @9:33 AM

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Devs review – sci-fi thriller is a dark, wild ride
Hackers, hand-to-hand combat and questions of free will are afoot in this ambitious tech-themed drama from Alex Garland

Lucy Mangan

15, Apr, 2020 @9:00 PM

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Nick Offerman: 'Trump is about to be presented with a gory butcher's bill'
Nick Offerman played the bacon-chomping boss in Parks and Recreation. Now the sci-fi show Devs has given him the meatiest role of his life

Stuart Heritage

14, Apr, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Devs review – Alex Garland's elegant but flawed big tech thriller
The writer-director of Ex Machina and Annihilation heads to the small screen for an imaginative series that suffers from a listless lead performance

Benjamin Lee

05, Mar, 2020 @6:27 PM

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Reading group: which novel set on holiday should we read this month?
Whether we’re being taken on vacation by Ernest Hemingway or Esther Freud, this month’s reading is likely to be melancholy, hedonistic or both

Sam Jordison

28, Aug, 2018 @11:44 AM

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Annihilation review – a poetic sci-fi thriller
Female scientists fight for survival in a mysterious new dimension in Alex Garland’s bold, straight-to-Netflix genre-shifter

Simran Hans

18, Mar, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Was Annihilation too brainy for the box office?
Alex Garland’s follow-up to Ex Machina was hotly anticipated, yet it’s gone direct to Netflix. Why?

Guy Lodge

10, Mar, 2018 @5:00 PM

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Annihilation review – Natalie Portman thriller leaves a haunting impression
Ex Machina writer-director Alex Garland’s unnerving sci-fi concoction combines gut-wrenching body horror and trippy science to compelling effect

Benjamin Lee

21, Feb, 2018 @2:00 PM

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Future shock: unearthing the most cutting-edge sci-fi movies of 2018
With films from Steven Spielberg, Duncan Jones and Alex Garland in the pipeline, there’s plenty to get excited about beyond the superhero franchises

Ben Child

03, Jan, 2018 @12:15 PM

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Prowling panthers, paranormal spies and vengeful ice-skaters: must-see movies of 2018
The Black Panther roars, Matt Damon shrinks, Aardman go stone age and Jennifer Lawrence takes spying into a new dimension – we preview the best cinema of the new year

Peter Bradshaw

02, Jan, 2018 @7:00 AM

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