by Joyce Schwarz, Hollywood2020.net DISTRICT 9 is an amazing cinematic experience -- I'll go beyond saying it's an action-adventure movie. In my mind's eye it is ET for Adults. And I'm not the only one who believes that this Sci-Fi movie is something special. See what the LA TIMES had to say earlier this week:
Variety reports that Oscar voters are gobbling up the hit sci-fi flick. They've only endorsed a few in the past ("Star Wars," "E.T."). Now Variety's Peter Bart reveals a "dirty little secret" — asserting "'District 9' is an absolutely brilliant movie that could easily sneak away with some Oscars.
"Some critics missed the boat on this one (including Variety), but at a packed Academy screening over the weekend at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater, the film received the most applause of any movie in a couple of years," the trade paper adds. "That’s usually a signal."
sO YOU THOUGHT THE VISUAL INTERFACE FOR THE MOVIE MINORITY REPORT WAS REALLY SPECTACULAR -- YOU AINT SEEN NOTHING YET -- UNTIL YOU SEE DISTRICT 9 -- as said earlier on slashdot.com the director has "perfected visual neural interface" projection! WOW more about that later and some of the other special effects that talk about the symbiology of how we will communicate in the future and relate to Web 3.0 and the next-gen of the semantic web (Joyce Schwarz, Hollywood2020.net
OFFICIAL SITES: still don't have a clue what I'm talking about then check out these websites and the trailer. Bet now that you see them you realize you have been seeing soem of this movie promo but didn't even realize what it was about or that it was even film promotion earlier this summer!
Here's what the movie site says about the film: "Thirty years ago, aliens made first contact with Earth. Humans waited for the hostile attack, or the giant advances in technology. Neither came"
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