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Hey Marvel, Hire Neill Blomkamp and Sharlto Copley already!

It was back in my fourth year of engineering that I was first introduced to Neill Blomkamp’s story-telling and movie style, District 9 had released on DVD. noch 838 Wörter


Misguided Robot - Chappie (2015)

More of the same from Blomkamp.  So in the near future in Johannesburg, the police force has taken notes from RoboCop, and have decided that machines are the way to go for law enforcement.  noch 504 Wörter


The allegorical representation of race relations in District 9, with reference to the post-colonial theories (essay)

Rebecca Nicholson states in her essay: ‘Refugees. Illegal immigrants. Boat people. These are all terms we are constantly barraged within the Western media. In District 9…

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Media And Lies

Chappie (2015)

South Africa/United States/Mexico 120m, Colour
Director: Neill Blomkamp; Cast: Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Watkin “Ninja” Tudor Jones, Yolandi Visser, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Sigourney Weaver, Hugh Jackman… noch 164 Wörter



With Chappie (2015) director Neill Blomkamp abandons his lofty aspirations as a political commentator, which results in his first film that is not actively insulting. Instead he explores much simpler themes of acceptance and nurturing but still fails to deliver – I’m not sure if that’s an improvement or not. noch 1.559 Wörter

Film Posts

Chappie (***) So the guy that invents A.I. lives in track housing...

Chappie – 2015

Director Neill Blomkamp
Starring Sharlto Copley (voice and stop motion), Dev Patel, Watkin Tudor Jones, Yolandi Visser, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Sigourney Weaver, Hugh Jackman… noch 691 Wörter


Review - Eylsium

Following in the vain of my movie catch-up I got to watch another fantastic sci-fi film (albeit in three sittings). Directed by the talented Neill Blomkamp and featuring his signature style of design, … noch 417 Wörter