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District 9

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Overall 8
8.0

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Matthew, FilmCrave
1 week ago
Overall 8
8.0

Yes

KingInTheNorth, FilmCrave
15 August 2013
  • Excerpt: It was the marketing coup of the young century: When in January 2008 "Cloverfield" launched in theaters worldwide, the film was already on everyone's lips. The "Cloverfield" strategists at producer J.J. Abrams had without the pull of big stars get along and there was no popular literary model. In addition, the budget of just $ 25 million was far removed from the usual blockbuster for comparable magnitude.
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Overall 7
7.0

District 9

worleyjamers, FilmCrave
30 June 2013
  • Excerpt: This film really surprised me. I had high expectations, but I did not know this would be great. This film is brilliant! The thing that caught my attention right away was the documentary sections. I did not think it could be so appealing, but the mockumentary strategy really sets this film apart from every other lame alien movie. It makes the entire story feel so real. Brilliant filmmaking!
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Overall 8
8.0

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FSUNoles27TS, FilmCrave
30 November 2012
  • Summary: This movie was intense throughout. The effects were amazing and so were all the characters. With social commentar throughout, this movie provided, action, suspense, sadness, happiness, and all around craziness. Strangely believable on so many levels. This movie is a MUST see for all. This is not your average Sci-Fi Movie.
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Overall 7
7.0

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mitchellyoung, FilmCrave
7 November 2012
  • Summary: Although the thinly veiled allegory for apartheid is at times preachy, the sci-fi post-apocalyptic world crafted here is unique and richly realized. First-time actor Sharlto Copley is impressive and the film manages to remain exciting, while, at the same time, touching on interesting themes not often found in the sci-fi genre.
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Overall 8
8.0

confusing yet a very good movie

rakuten
3 May 2012
  • Summary: This is an terrific action movie, no doubt. But I think something was missing in this movie, may be star cast or better sound score. Somehow a satire to the human too. This movie is a good pop corn kinda movie. I enjoyed this movie watching in the DVD, which was my first time watching this movie.
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Overall 8
8.0

"District 9" by Yojimbo

Yojimbo, FilmCrave
31 January 2012
  • Excerpt: When an malfunctioning alien spaceship strands over a million of its inhabitants on Earth, they find an unlikely champion in the shape of a previously self serving weapons manufacturer exec who starts to metamorphose into one of them after exposure to an unknown chemical. District 9's plot takes a lot of cues from cult 80s sci-fi, most obviously the racism allegory of Alien Nation and the genetic mutation premise from Cronenberg's The Fly.
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Overall 8
8.0

District 9 review

Daniel Corleone, FilmCrave
11 December 2011
  • Excerpt: Multinational United (MNU) is tasked to relocate the aliens from District 9 to District 10. Wikus van de Merwe (Sharlto Copley) is assigned the relocation of aliens by serving illegal eviction notices. He then gets infected while growing an alien arm so MNU conducts several tests such as using his hand to fire the alien weapons. Wikus makes a deal with an alien (Christopher) to have his hand fixed and the aliens go home.
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Overall 7
7.0

User Review

dukeakasmudge, FilmCrave
7 September 2011
  • Summary: Im not into Sci Fi flicks at all but this was something very different & very interesting to watch
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Overall 7
7.0

User Review

Patrik, FilmCrave
18 March 2011
  • Summary: Enjoyed this much more than I thought I would do, original and different in every kind of way. I'm not the biggest sci-fi fan but this one is special!
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