Revisiting District 9

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  1. addison81

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    i recently rewatched DISTRICT 9 and was surprised how great it has held up.I truly feel it is a classic. Now that a couple years have passed how do you feel about it and its place in sci fi?
     
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    I thought it was fresh, and very well done. Still one of my favorite movies of all time.
     
  3. Hiraga

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    One of my favorites as well.
     
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    Its a great movie.
     
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    I pretty much like it. It really surprised me because I was expecting another dumb alien invasion movie, but really hold as a good story.
     
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    It's in my top 10!!!
     
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    Was a great modern day sci-fi flick. Loved it. If they plan on making a sequel they better have something clever up their sleeves.
     
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    If Alvin and the Chipmunks can get sequels, how can District 9 not?
     
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    This brilliant film deserves an equally brilliant sequel.
     
  10. addison81

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    Thats the thing, id only want a sequel that could match the original in quality. Id have faith in Neil Blomkamp to be able pull it off though.
     
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    While the movie is great for sure, I don't know that it's been around NEARLY long enough to be bringing on nostalgic "look backs" and classic consideration. I mean, the movie's only JUST two years old.
     
  12. General Magnus

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    A sequel is hard to do. The only thing I see possible is the aliens race coming down on mankind like a ton of bricks.

    And honestly one thing bugs me and to me it´s a major plot hole in the movie. If a alien spaceship appeared over South Africa, the major world powers (USA, China and Russia) would try and get their tech. No way would they let a private corporation have it. They would threaten South Africa with force if it needed.

    It would go along the likes of this:

    USA/China/Russia: Gives us the tech!

    South Africa/Private Corporation: No! It´s our country and our rules!

    USA/China/Russia: We are the top 3 military powers on Earth, we have control of 90% of the worlds nukes. We REALLY want that tech. You sure you don´t want to rethink that?

    South Africa/Private Corporation: ......
     
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    That is precisely what should happen.
     
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    i thought i read there was gonna be a district 10.
     
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    Realistically, this is what would have happened,lol.

    But what was in the movie was just hypothetical. Still pretty good though! :) 
    A sequel would be nice though I would hope that it's not just another big dumb alien invasion movie.
     
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    I'm all for an alien war. I would LOVE a toyline, though. And a video game. Or some large scale articulated figures.
     
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    I'd love a sequel, but I'm fine with it being a stand alone movie for now.

    I'm looking forward to his next movie, Elysium I think it's called. Hoping it'll be something special, just like District 9.
     
  18. Megabattimus

    Megabattimus Same As It Ever Was

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    Yeah, his next movie is called Elysium; which has Matt Damon, Jodi Foster, and Sharlto Copley starring in it. It sounds really interesting.

    Anyways, I loved District 9 and I hope Blomkamp makes a sequel.
     
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    I really liked it. The only thing that never really sat right with me...... fuel makes a human turn into an alien?

    If I am looking at it wrong.. please, let me know.
     
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    It has something to do with a fluid that intertwines everything their species uses. It's more than just a fuel.
     

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