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Solid Snake 07-08-09 06:17 PM

Re: District 9 (Blomkamp, 2009) Ex-Halo director fleshes out "Alive in Joburg"
 
Well this just insured more people into seeing this..Can't wait. Hopefully this gets Universal to really do Halo...that is if it lives up to what looks like a damn fine flick.

RD1973 07-08-09 07:21 PM

Re: District 9 (Blomkamp, 2009) Ex-Halo director fleshes out "Alive in Joburg"
 
So far, this has been the worst summer movie season I can remember. But this movie looks absolutely awesome. I can't wait!

Giantrobo 07-08-09 07:32 PM

Re: District 9 (Blomkamp, 2009) Ex-Halo director fleshes out "Alive in Joburg"
 
Can't wait.

TomOpus 07-08-09 08:44 PM

Re: District 9 (Blomkamp, 2009) Ex-Halo director fleshes out "Alive in Joburg"
 
They had those "no alien" signs scattered around Comic-Con last year.... funniest spot was outside some of the bathrooms.

Peter Jackson will be making his first in-person appearance at Comic-Con in a couple weeks. He's usually sent specially-made video tapes, lamenting he wanted to be there but was working. Now, he'll be there and looks like this could be the talk of the Con.

Deftones 07-08-09 08:59 PM

Re: District 9 (Blomkamp, 2009) Ex-Halo director fleshes out "Alive in Joburg"
 
after seeing the new trailer during some show, it looks even better than the 1st trailer. freaking awesome.

Deep_lurk 07-08-09 11:59 PM

Re: District 9 (Blomkamp, 2009) Ex-Halo director fleshes out "Alive in Joburg"
 
Big clip:

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Solid Snake 07-09-09 12:14 AM

Re: District 9 (Blomkamp, 2009) Ex-Halo director fleshes out "Alive in Joburg"
 
That's not a clip...that's the short film that Blomkamp made a while back..and now he's expanding this short film to a full on feature film. It looks different somehow though...has that been edited differently?

Supermallet 07-09-09 02:52 AM

Re: District 9 (Blomkamp, 2009) Ex-Halo director fleshes out "Alive in Joburg"
 
I'm so there.

zero 07-09-09 04:05 AM

Re: District 9 (Blomkamp, 2009) Ex-Halo director fleshes out "Alive in Joburg"
 
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Solid Snake 07-09-09 07:27 AM

Re: District 9 (Blomkamp, 2009) Ex-Halo director fleshes out "Alive in Joburg"
 
an MNU hotline?...interesting...

press 0....

Shilex 07-09-09 08:01 AM

Re: District 9 (Blomkamp, 2009) Ex-Halo director fleshes out "Alive in Joburg"
 
I think this looks pretty damn good!

But I still have some concerns about the story. I'm a little worried they're not going to have real characters to follow and it's all going to be in this pseudo-documentary style. Even though the short film Blomkamp made was interesting, it wasn't very coherent.

Maxflier 07-09-09 01:55 PM

Re: District 9 (Blomkamp, 2009) Ex-Halo director fleshes out "Alive in Joburg"
 
Wow, this looks awesome!

RocShemp 07-09-09 02:03 PM

Re: District 9 (Blomkamp, 2009) Ex-Halo director fleshes out "Alive in Joburg"
 
I'm not feeling it. I can see this being a mildly interesting short (which the original was) but I can't see it being an interesting feature length movie.

valkyrie 07-09-09 10:05 PM

Re: District 9 (Blomkamp, 2009) Ex-Halo director fleshes out "Alive in Joburg"
 
Damn, the new trailers is fantastic. Wasn't sure before, but I'll be there for sure.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNr5qdQN5q4&e

Sonic 07-17-09 05:50 PM

Re: District 9 (Blomkamp, 2009) Ex-Halo director fleshes out "Alive in Joburg"
 
This movie looks freakin awesome...for some reason seeing that huge UFO pass by the city freakin creeps me out. Gives me that feeling like Independence Day when the UFO flew over the city. I think this movie is gonna be freakin awesome...the special effects look high class.

Giantrobo 07-17-09 06:30 PM

Re: District 9 (Blomkamp, 2009) Ex-Halo director fleshes out "Alive in Joburg"
 

Originally Posted by RocShemp (Post 9558521)
I'm not feeling it. I can see this being a mildly interesting short (which the original was) but I can't see it being an interesting feature length movie.

No Alien Balls, no sale.

Dr Mabuse 07-23-09 10:57 AM

Re: District 9 (Blomkamp, 2009) Ex-Halo director fleshes out "Alive in Joburg"
 
I wondered if there was a thread on this.

Looked kind of interesting in the trailer, I'll wait on reviews first though.

It has a 'could be cool/could be crappy' feel to it.

slop101 07-23-09 11:43 AM

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I think it looks fan-fucking-tastic. We could very well have a classic sci-fi flick for the ages on our hands with this one.

superdeluxe 07-23-09 12:19 PM

Re: District 9 (Blomkamp, 2009) Ex-Halo director fleshes out "Alive in Joburg"
 
Looks great. based on the trailer, it has a feel that it is more than just your typical sci-fi movie.

Solid Snake 07-26-09 12:00 AM

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RocShemp 07-26-09 12:34 AM

Re: District 9 (Blomkamp, 2009) Ex-Halo director fleshes out "Alive in Joburg"
 

Originally Posted by Giantrobo (Post 9577093)
No Alien Balls, no sale.

That is the most random reply I have ever received. rotfl

slop101 07-26-09 09:31 AM

Re: District 9 (Blomkamp, 2009) Ex-Halo director fleshes out "Alive in Joburg"
 

Originally Posted by RocShemp (Post 9558521)
I'm not feeling it. I can see this being a mildly interesting short (which the original was) but I can't see it being an interesting feature length movie.

I wouldn't be so quick to judge - apparently, the short is to the movie sorta like what The Hobbit was to Lord of the Rings.

devilshalo 07-26-09 10:55 AM

Re: District 9 (Blomkamp, 2009) Ex-Halo director fleshes out "Alive in Joburg"
 
With the extended footage shown at Comic Con, I have more interest now knowing more about the story.

This was the same feeling I had with Up. Not very interested at first and then trailers with Dug came out and I was hooked.

RocShemp 07-26-09 07:18 PM

Re: District 9 (Blomkamp, 2009) Ex-Halo director fleshes out "Alive in Joburg"
 

Originally Posted by slop101 (Post 9597246)
I wouldn't be so quick to judge - apparently, the short is to the movie sorta like what The Hobbit was to Lord of the Rings.

I wasn't judging the finished product since I haven't seen it. I was just saying that the trailer failed to pique my interest. I found the short mildly interesting but mostly boring. I'm not interested in a long form of that.

I understand this is meant to be a bigger and better movie than the short but none of the marketing thus far has made me interested in seeing it. It just looks like a newer Alien Nation to me.

Rival11 07-26-09 10:03 PM

Re: District 9 (Blomkamp, 2009) Ex-Halo director fleshes out "Alive in Joburg"
 
I'm getting a nice Cloverfield vibe from this flick which is a damn good thing. Not sure what it is but the older I get...the more I just want to be entertained.


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