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>District 9 director and star reteaming for Elysium

>District 9 was one hell of an entertaining romp, but perhaps it was most exciting because it introduced us to two new, undeniable talents: director Neill Blomkamp and star Sharlto Copley. The $30USD million film went on to gross $210USD million worldwide, scored four Oscar nominations (including Best Picture) and made Blomkamp and Copley the […]

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Is a District 9 sequel on the way?

source: fangoria.com Director Neill Blomkamp has revealed that he would “love to make a sequel” to his hit film District 9. Blomkamp told Fangoria Radio that he would be very interested in returning to the D9 universe, preferably with star Sharlto Copley. “I’d really like to go back to the world of District 9 — […]

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See the short film that inspired District 9!

source: youtube.com I’ve kind-of fallen in love with Neill Blomkamp‘s debut feature film District 9. Before it hits cinemas on Thursday, I thought I’d share Blomkamp’s short film that acted as the inspiration. CHECK OUT MY REVIEW OF DISTRICT 9 HERE (4.5/5 stars). Alive in Joburg shares the same central premise of District 9: the […]

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Aliens are people too – District 9 review

District 9 – Starring Sharlto Copley. Directed by Neill Blomkamp. Rated MA. 112 mins. By Simon Miraudo. If aliens ever visit our lovely planet, do you think they would be impressed or disgusted by the human race? I don’t mean in regards to our rampant, illogical racism or our obsession with killing one another. I’m […]

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District 9 to be the best sci-fi action film of the year?

source: traileraddict.com The first feature length trailer for Neill Blomkamp’s illegal-alien (and I mean alien) thriller District 9 has invaded the interwebs. When last we spoke of District 9, we were applauding the ingenuity of the teaser trailer which featured a blurry interrogation of some bug-like alien. However, having seen the trailer in several packed […]

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