Based on Alex Garland’s Annihilation, which is an adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer’s new weird novel, the article shows new ways of generating ecohorror. Ecological horror is closely related to the Anthropocene, which is why it is strongly represented in 21st-century genre films, but it mostly leads to survival or complete destruction, whereas Garland, with the help of body horror and hybridization, proposes a new way of merging humans and nature that goes beyond previous depictions.

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