Tuesday, July 14, 2009

The Upcoming Movie Thriller "District 9"

The eagerly anticipated thriller District 9 promises to not only be a creative triumph, but also an engrossing, thought-provoking vision about the clash of civilizations. The movie represents another genre-bending film for super-producer Peter Jackson of Lord of the Rings fame. Though it has an extraterrestrial element, the film’s subject matter couldn’t be more earthly: xenophobia, social unrest, citizenship, minority rights, and yes, state secrets.

It won’t be lost on the viewer that District 9 was filmed entirely in South Africa, a country with its own tortured past regarding the brutal Apartheid System. But it becomes abundantly clear that the movie speaks to pressing issues that tax the emotions and spirits of every region of our planet.

Peep the movie's powerful and haunting trailer:

DISTRICT 9 Official Trailer - Watch more Funny Videos


  1. Wow! Looks really good. I did see something about this on TV. They were sayingthat he used extraterrestrials to make a larger point about the dark impulses of humanity. After seeing the full trailer, I can't wait to see it.

  2. Interesting. This movie is going to make a lot of people uncomfortable...and I believe that is what Peter Jackson wanted.

    Looks really good.

  3. I'm really looking forward to this film. I enjoy "thinking cinema" the same way I enjoy "thinking TV". And District 9 looks so freakin' good.

  4. That trailer blew me away. And the poster is so arresting you just can't take your eyes off of it.

    So many groups worldwide are going to identity with the aliens, and the conditions under which humans have forced them to live.

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