district 9

  • District 9 director hasn't totally ruled out returning to Halo movie

    District 9 director hasn't totally ruled out returning to Halo movie

    Not too long ago, we gave our thoughts on the movie District 9. We did so because it was a big sci-fi movie, and that's just close enough to the tech-science nexus on which we operate that it justified a quick post. Seeing as though it's the weekend, and you really all ought to be watching La Liga or playing 360/PS3, we'll just take two minutes to highlight this interview with the movie's… Read More

  • What we think about: District 9

    What we think about: District 9

    Who else saw District 9 at the weekend? A few of us did, and we wanted to share our thoughts on it. Why? Because it’s sci-fi, and, generally speaking, we’re (your humble CG writers as well as you guys) all sci-fi fans to one degree or another. That is to say you won’t be seeing our thoughts on, say, The Goods any time soon. (Fair warning: there will be spoilers.) Read More

  • District 9 loved on IMDb, ranked 8.9 out of 10

    District 9 loved on IMDb, ranked 8.9 out of 10

    As just discussed in the CrunchGear chatroom, I don't know anything about District 9 because I'm eventually going to see it. All I need to know is that right now the movie is ranked number 26 on IMDB's top 250 list and has an 8.9 out of 10 rating. If the movie keeps the 8.9 rating after more votes are submitted, it will surpass The Dark Knight (8.8), Star Wars (8.8), The Empire Strikes Back (8.8)… Read More

  • How excited are you about District 9?

    District 9 sounds like it’s going to be great. We’ve gotten lots of sleepers in the past few years – think Taken and Children of Men – and this sounds like another amazing action/sci-fi film with lots of brains. The reviews are great and the movie, based on the short film you see here, has a fascinating premise: aliens land in Africa and suffer under intergalactic… Read More

  • Don't worry, the District 9 director no longer wants anything to do with Halo movie

    Don't worry, the District 9 director no longer wants anything to do with Halo movie

    Back in 2006, when Wall Street was still flying high and Chelsea were sill kings of the English Premier League, Neill Blomkamp was in charge of the Halo movie. Thankfully, the project was canned. Blomkamp moved on to other projects, namely District 9, which looked cool till the actual trailer came out and disappointed me greatly. Read More