District 9 (2009)

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Released under the aegis of Peter Jackson’s production banner WingNut Films, District 9 is the debut feature from commercials wunderkind Neill Blomkamp. If alarm bells start ringing at this point be reassured that, evidenced from this work, Blomkamp looks to be anything but another McG-esque clone whose entire film grammar is borne of the empty gloss of the MTV generation.

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