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A District Invaded by Crustaceans

Advantages: Great CGI's, Inventive Story Telling and Excellent Visual Creativity
Disadvantages: A Bit Gory

District 9 is a new movie showing at the cinemas which was written and directed by Neill Blomkamp who is known mostly for making music videos. He was chosen to direct the film Halo but because of a studio row the film came to a halt and Blomkamp skulked o ...

Praski 13.09.2009 · Read full review
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District 9 - you are welcome here

Advantages: visual effects, story telling, characters
Disadvantages: none

District 9 – Blu-Ray Feature Twenty years ago a massive spacecraft came to Earth; it bypassed cities like New York and eventually came to a hover of Johannesburg in South Africa. The spaceship stayed there completely inert for a while un ...

sjp1966 25.12.2009 · Read full review
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Close Encounters of the South African Kind!!

Advantages: Original and sassy Sci-Fi
Disadvantages: SLow start

...Just as Slumdog Millionaire showed India in its true light as well as the postcard image to great effect, District 9 does the same for the new South Africa, similar themes of crime, caste prejudice, racism, slum diseases and religion at the heart of this ...

thedevilinme 29.01.2010 · Read full review
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ET's flown home

Advantages: A cracking film, with action and drama in spades, compelling humanitarian themes and lots going on
Disadvantages: Straddles genres more than is recommended?

...What do you get if you mix: Minority Report, Blood Diamond, ET, Cloverfield and some journalistic criticism of globalisation and the media? Apparently a fantastic movie! Having read a slew of generally positive reviews for new film District 9, I took ...

edinburgher 06.09.2009 · Read full review
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Prawn Cocktail Anyone?

Advantages: Well Made, Engrossing, Leaves You Thinking and Enjoyable
Disadvantages: None for Me

...Mention the words “Sci-Fi, Aliens and Peter Jackson” about a new film and you have a pretty good recipe to get my bum down to my local Odeon in my favourite spot watching within hours, so District 9 was a must for the weekends cinema going activities. Did ...

chugglebunny 10.09.2009 · Read full review
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