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TIFF 2011 Interview: Director & cast of Man on Ground

Posted by: Elizabeth Hughes Belzil  //  September 19, 2011 @ 7:48pm

With its endless capital and battalion of stars, Hollywood habitually eclipses everything else and leaves North American cineplexes turgid with stale super-hero flicks, listless comedies, and their sequels.

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Review: District 9

Posted by: Elizabeth Hughes Belzil  //  August 14, 2009 @ 4:11pm

Tired of sci-fi movies where a species of hyper-intelligent, superhumanly strong and technologically advanced aliens attempt to wipe out the good people of planet earth? South African director, Niell Blomkamp's District 9 turns the genre on its head, characterizing the humans as villains who subjugate and abuse a marooned ship of insectoid aliens.

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