District 9 - Aliens in Johannesburg!

Discussion in 'The Clubhouse Bar' started by Jer1cho, May 6, 2009.

  1. Jer1cho

    Jer1cho Guest

    Now this looks awesome.... and Peter Jackson is involved. What a sigh of relief seeing aliens not land in America for a change. What do you guys think?


    The trailer is cool, but you gotta check the website! It's really cool!
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  3. Boggle

    Boggle Guest

    Yeah it's based on a short Neill Blomkamp did waaay back called Alive in Johburg, which is what got him noticed and picked for directing the Halo movie in the first place (before it got halted)

    looks interesting, kind of like a documentary instead of a film.
  4. Steve-o

    Steve-o Guest

    I thought it was about the xenophobic attacks at first!
  5. Fa'atau82

    Fa'atau82 Guest

    I heard there is a scene where just as the aliens land, the government rush over tell them they must put the protea logo on their ship, as they don't think their one gives enough equality to South Africa.
  6. goranski

    goranski Guest

    this looks ridiculous

    lol - are the aliens african and zimbabwean refuges in johannesburg
  7. KZNSharksFan

    KZNSharksFan Guest

    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (goranski @ May 11 2009, 08:33 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}></div>
    Less ridiculous than than many American Alien movies though
  8. Jer1cho

    Jer1cho Guest

    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (goranski @ May 10 2009, 10:33 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}></div>
    You are just sour because for a change Aliens looked at America, with the sole response... of meh!
  9. goranski

    goranski Guest

    meh - this has nothing to do with america - it just looks like it sucks

    the alien looks ridiculous - like some dork in an alien costume
  10. Thingimubob

    Thingimubob Guest

    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (goranski @ May 12 2009, 07:39 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}></div>
    'some dork in an alien costume'? you mean just like pretty much every other alien film out there?
  11. Jer1cho

    Jer1cho Guest

    I thought the aliens looked like the Mass Effect ones. Can't remember what his name was, but yeah. Besides, what must aliens look like then? little green midgets? The day the earth stood still also pretty much sealed the fact that human form aliens also suck.
  12. goranski

    goranski Guest

    first impression: low budget b alien movie
  13. Jer1cho

    Jer1cho Guest

    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (goranski @ May 21 2009, 04:17 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}></div>
    Peter Jackson producing a low budget film? Lol. You are seriously deluded.
  14. tommowins

    tommowins Guest

    Looks good. I am looking forward to watching 2 hours of South African accents. Its such a cool accent.
  15. Fa'atau82

    Fa'atau82 Guest

    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE </div>
    or you mean.. (say as you see)

    Luks gerd. I em luking ferwerd te wetching 2 hours erf Souf Efrican eccents. Ets such e cool eccent.
  16. goranski

    goranski Guest

    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (Jer1cho @ May 22 2009, 12:52 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}></div>
    Peter Jackson producing a low budget film? Lol. You are seriously deluded.

    well i tell you what I'll go watch it when it's out here and give you my verdict

    it appears to be a vain attempt at a cloverfield-esque dramamentary style of film - in the previews in the U.S. it's being pushed as just "District 9" without the ridiculous "Aliens in Johannesburg" subtitle, confuse the masses and they will come.
  17. Boggle

    Boggle Guest

    New trailer

    And holy frakking **** that's not what I expected, I was thinking of this as some sort of documentary but it seems to be another Peter Jackson piece of wonder.

    This trailer actually looks like a movie trailer, the previous one didn't.
  18. Jer1cho

    Jer1cho Guest

    Whoa. Man i can't wait for this. Hows that final shot? The sound design is incredible.
  19. Sir Speedy

    Sir Speedy Guest

    I like the cinematography, and especially the far-out shots of the ship.

    The actual fighting on the ground thing seems a little silly though. Alien v human fistfights are not what appeals to me.

    But hey, Jackson is directing, so it has some hope at least.
  20. Jer1cho

    Jer1cho Guest

    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE (Sir. Speedy @ Jul 23 2009, 04:56 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}></div>
    Jackson is producing. Not directing. Directed by Neill Blomkamp.
  21. shazbooger

    shazbooger Guest

    Looks more like a social commentary on South Africa's woes then an Alien invasion movie.

    Kinda like a modern low budget animal farm.
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