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#3516361 - 02/11/12 12:22 PM District 9  
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This one was completely unkown to me. I recorded it last weekend and watched it yesterday evening.

IMO a really good sci-fi movie with some gritty humour. Action is a little overblown at the end, but really fun to watch.

Highly recommended.


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#3516364 - 02/11/12 12:29 PM Re: District 9 [Re: kilosierra]  
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smile I think it has been covered, but...
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#3516436 - 02/11/12 03:25 PM Re: District 9 [Re: kilosierra]  
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Yes I saw it on cable without knowing much about it and was pleasntly surprised by it. I thought the lead actor did a pretty good job, and he was in the A-Team movie as Mudock.


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#3516438 - 02/11/12 03:28 PM Re: District 9 [Re: kilosierra]  
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Was it warm under your rock? biggrin

I really enjoyed it too.


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#3516439 - 02/11/12 03:29 PM Re: District 9 [Re: kilosierra]  
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I was pleasantly surprised by how much I liked it. It was refreshing to see a sci-fi film set in a country besides the US for once but then again, District 9 wasn't a Hollywood film.


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#3516528 - 02/11/12 06:28 PM Re: District 9 [Re: kilosierra]  
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for me it was a 6.5 out of 10.


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#3516529 - 02/11/12 06:29 PM Re: District 9 [Re: kilosierra]  
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i fell asleep one time and my brain made it look like "Independence Day Part II"


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#3516688 - 02/11/12 11:51 PM Re: District 9 [Re: kilosierra]  
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Greatly enjoyed it, love seeing South Africa's indigenous weapon designs in use.

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#3516703 - 02/12/12 12:01 AM Re: District 9 [Re: SkateZilla]  
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Originally Posted By: SkateZilla
i fell asleep one time and my brain made it look like "Independence Day Part II"


Do you like sci-fi films such as 2001 and Gattaca?


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#3516731 - 02/12/12 12:37 AM Re: District 9 [Re: Mace71]  
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Originally Posted By: MaceUK33
Was it warm under your rock? biggrin

I really enjoyed it too.


Yeah,

I know I come up AGAIN like someone who lives on the other side of the moon, but this one really got under my radar, never ever even heard about it. Saw it in my TV mag with a thumbs up and recorded it.


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#3516855 - 02/12/12 08:09 AM Re: District 9 [Re: kilosierra]  
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I really liked it, an interesting premise and style. It's one of those movies that when I'm flipping around on TV and it's on I watch it from whatever point it is at.


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#3517632 - 02/13/12 02:40 PM Re: District 9 [Re: kilosierra]  
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I think its biggest flaw was making the film incomplete, to make it the first part of a 2-parter that might never come.



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#3517637 - 02/13/12 02:44 PM Re: District 9 [Re: Jedi Master]  
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Originally Posted By: Jedi Master
I think its biggest flaw was making the film incomplete, to make it the first part of a 2-parter that might never come.



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I would be surprised if the second part is never made considering that District 9 did very well.


budget: 30 million

global box office: 210 million

http://boxofficemojo.com/movies/?id=district9.htm


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#3517688 - 02/13/12 03:49 PM Re: District 9 [Re: kilosierra]  
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yeah, that was the main peeve i had, ..

written as a 2 parter, with no 2nd part in sight...


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#3517885 - 02/13/12 08:13 PM Re: District 9 [Re: kilosierra]  
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It did well, but I'm not sure it did well enough.



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#3519524 - 02/16/12 02:03 AM Re: District 9 [Re: kilosierra]  
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Question: would you pay money to see a D9 sequel?


I would, but I enjoyed the first one tremendously...


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#3519706 - 02/16/12 01:03 PM Re: District 9 [Re: kilosierra]  
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I don't think I would, but then I go to so few films nowadays.



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#3519719 - 02/16/12 01:33 PM Re: District 9 [Re: Rick.50cal]  
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Originally Posted By: Rick.50cal

Question: would you pay money to see a D9 sequel?


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I definitely would and I would be shocked if a D9 sequel wasn't greenlit because the first film didn't do "well enough". By any industry measure, a film with a 30 million dollar budget making 210 million at the global box office is fantastic.

What makes NO sense to me are films like "Green Lantern" which barely made more than its 200 million dollar budget and that one already has a greenlit sequel.

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#3519725 - 02/16/12 01:51 PM Re: District 9 [Re: kilosierra]  
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Originally Posted By: kilosierra
I know I come up AGAIN like someone who lives on the other side of the moon, but this one really got under my radar, never ever even heard about it. Saw it in my TV mag with a thumbs up and recorded it.


Careful what you say about the other side of the moon nowadays - think about Iron Sky. wink

District 9 was a very pleasant surprise in 2009 and I really enjoyed that movie.

#3519730 - 02/16/12 02:01 PM Re: District 9 [Re: purolator]  
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Originally Posted By: purolator
Careful what you say about the other side of the moon nowadays - think about Iron Sky. wink

Udo Kier wants to recruit both purolator and kilosierra to be part of his elite sturmtruppen! biggrin

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