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“Elysium” by Neill Blomkamp

  Neil Blomkamp’s latest sci-fi film, Chappie, hits U.S. theaters on March 6. Last week, I reviewed Blomkamp’s breakout hit, District 9. Here I review Elysium, his 2013 followup. Director Neill Blomkamp gained international acclaim with the underground hit District 9 (reviewed here), which combined convincing … Continue reading

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“District 9” by Neill Blomkamp

Neil Blomkamp’s latest sci-fi film, Chappie, hits U.S. theaters on March 6. Here I review Blomkamp’s breakout hit, District 9. Next week, I will review Elysium, his 2013 followup. Most sci-fi movies about first contact with aliens generally depict humans as either the heroes or … Continue reading

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