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Tag Archive for 'Neill Blomkamp'

Encapsulated Movie Reviews – Three New Indie Titles (And One Short!)

Only a few lesser known flicks dissected this week (LA Film Fest is underway – can you say cinematically swamped!) to counter all things big budget.  (Though for those who want to get their indie on check out previously mentioned fest!)  Docs on movie music, shark infested fright fests, POV action flicks and a special […]

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‘Chappie’ Is A Reject (Movie Review)

Writer/director Neill Blomkamp’s latest big screen project is a film that tackles the ideas of artificial intelligence and the big questions that come from creating a machine that thinks.  It is set in Johannesburg, a few years in the future, and finds the lead characters dealing with robots and their effectiveness in a world where […]

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Elysium (Blu-ray Review)

In the year 2154 two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes, a government official, will stop at nothing to enforce anti-immigration laws and preserve the luxurious lifestyle of the citizens of Elysium. […]

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Elysium on Blu-ray December 17th!

From Academy Award® nominated writer/director Neill Blomkamp (2010, Best Adapted Screenplay, District 9) comes the visionary sci-fi action thriller ELYSIUM, available on Blu-ray™ combo pack, DVD and digital HD UltraViolet on Dec. 17 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The Blu-ray combo pack comes with hours of bonus materials, including an extended scene, and six behind-the-scenes […]

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‘Elysium’ Heads To The End Of The Earth To Weigh Its Script Against Its Visuals (Movie Review)

There has been a fair share of original science fiction films hitting theaters in the past year; many of which depicting earth in a dystopian setting.  Films like Looper and Oblivion show earth at various levels of despair, while also finding a way to provide beauty in the aftermath of a planet overcome by destruction.  […]

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Elysium Isn’t All That Glitters And Shines (Movie Review)

So if there was a place you could live out all your remaining days in paradise far away from the stress, disease and overpopulated slums on planet Earth that even offers private medical machines, which are able to deliver instant cures, wouldn’t you do anything to be there?  That’s a rhetorical question.  Of course you […]

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Brian Questions Whether District 9 Really Does Blow Your Mind?

District 9 has been called a lot of things over the past several weeks.  It has been said that the movie will blow your mind and that it is the must see movie of the year by Entertainment Weekly.  Harry Knowles of Aint It Cool News has gone on record as saying he was mind […]

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