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post #11 of 27 (permalink) Old 08-22-09, 08:30 PM
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I just saw it today, and even though I thought it was slow in several spots, I actually enjoyed the movie. It is one that I would recommend to see this year.
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I dunno, I thought District 9 looked pretty, and had some great ideas, but fell a little bit flat. Aparteid (sp) was a horrible thing, but D9's reference to it really seemed dumbed down to me. I had a long talk with my wife after seeing it on Saturday night, and we both think it odd that



That being said,


So, District 9 certainly isn't a bad film, and I'm glad that I saw it in the theatre, but I think the contemporary setting of the film took away from the overall message a bit. If it had been a bit further into the future, I think it would have been easier for me to buy the overall corruptness of the governments around D9, and the

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The movie really makes you think and get involved
Yes it did. I found this to be a damn good movie with the constant shakey cam being the only downside. Nature of the movie however and it made sense at most parts when it was utilized. That aside however, I was glad I went to see it and could recommend it to anyone.

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I want to see the film but I'm pretty sure my wife wont want to ..... have to wait for the DVD. The trailer looks awesome though.

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I thought it was a great movie. Many action movies do not have believable characters. The characters in this movie could be anyone off the street who is thrust into the situation of the movie.

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i am going to buy this 2 times when it comes out on dvd, and untill then, every time i get a chance i am going to watch it. i love this movie, and loved the fact that they opended up the end of the movie for a sequal.

i love it, i love it, i love it.

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finally saw D-9 last night, it wasn't the best film ever (or even of the year which is more likely Inglorious Basterds or Star Trek or maybe Watchmen), but it was a very good film (how awesome was that storm-grenade-launcher-thing. i think that the sale of COGS armies for AT-43 is likely to go up quite a lot. i'm not convinced tha the miniatures and film are entirely co-incidental
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loved it, best bit of scifi i have seen in a while

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I watched it night before last. Fucking awesome, the fight scene at the end was top quality.

Incidentally I watched Basterds last night and thought it was a boring long winded waste of time.
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