Movie news – With a score of 7.9/10 on the IMDb site, we can certainly say that the sci-fi thriller ‘District 9’ is a welcome film.
The film is by director Neill Blomkamp, also known for the films Gran Turismo and Elysium. The film’s producer was Peter Jackson, the man behind, among other things, the Lord of the Rings-trilogy.
In the movie
This top-scoring thriller stars Sharlto Copley, David James, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt, Sylvaine Strike, Elizabeth Mkandawie and William Allen Young.
Most wanted man
In the year 1982 we see how the Earth is discovered by aliens. They are housed in the ghettos of Johannesburg where prostitution and drug trafficking are the main source of everything.
An employee of the MNU, who monitors the situation of the aliens, sees how they are being treated and decides to take action. However, he contracts an alien virus that makes him the most wanted and sought after man in the world.
Beautiful effects, funny and exciting
With a score of 3.57/5 at MovieMeter, the film is also doing well there. Viewer Shadowed talks about the film, “Great action, beautiful effects and reasonable acting, this film has it. Highly recommended for Science Fiction fans.”
One of the critics on the Rotten Tomatoes site says, “Blomkamp doesn’t miss a step. His film is cynical, funny, smart, exciting and satirical – all without losing his audience’s involvement in the screenplay.” The film scores an average of 86% there.
Be sure to stream this strong sci-fi thriller from director Blomkamp at Netflix.