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Fooken Prawns!

Advantages: Lots for sci-fi fans to enjoy, strong performances and special effects.
Disadvantages: Seems to be made from lots of other films.

...A race of extra-terrestrials came to earth over twenty years ago and their giant spaceship now hovers over Johannesburg. They are confined to a makeshift refugee camp known as District 9, which they must not leave under any circumstances. But life in the ...

afy9mab 23.02.2011 · Read full review
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Prawntastic!

Advantages: Exquisites story-telling, action sequences, effects, etc. and so forth...
Disadvantages: Hmm. Don't be silly!

...If Paul Verhoeven has wet dreams, they probably look a little bit like District 9. A brave new world framed within an awesome action-fest that belies an otherwise intelligent social commentary; seamless special effects that make modern blockbusters blush ...

clownfoot 28.07.2010 · Read full review
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A deeply satisfying film experience

Advantages: Very original, more realistic than many stories, great parallels to South Africa's own story
Disadvantages: Too gory for some

I bought this DVD for my wife who is a huge sci-fi fan for Christmas 2009, we have only just got round to watching it, as neither of us felt too sure we would enjoy it. What a mistake, this film lives up to the hype entirely and is one of the most thought ...

paulie1975 27.03.2011 · Read full review
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Thought Provoking Stuff!

Advantages: plot, acting
Disadvantages: none for me

District 9 (2009) film only review Running Time: 112 minutes Rating: 15 IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1136608/ Trailer: http://www.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi3896050201/ Plot Twenty years after first arriving above earth the occupants ...

Drewster-Rooster 18.04.2011 · Read full review
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Quirky, intelligent and visually stunning

Advantages: Great direction, acting, plot and dialogue, intelligent and funny, brilliant action scenes,
Disadvantages: None

I ignored District 9 upon its release fearing a saccarine film with a twee "cant we all just get along" message, or worse still, yet another film offering up an allegory for the Holocaust as seen in Hollywood's recent Terminator 4 and War of The Worlds fi ...

Burning_Darkness 19.01.2010 · Read full review
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