Finally got around to publishing my medium format pics.
Be sure to click on the square with four arrows in the lower right for a fullscreen view.
I have some D70 pics that I'm still editing.
I have to say that District 9 is indeed a remarkable movie and it should be seen by all cinephiles. Many are impressed by its original story and its impressive visual effects.
I have to say the fist 20 minutes were absorbing, chaotic, and original. Once Wikum is infected I felt like the whole movie devolved into a failed narrative with a lack of sympathetic characters, unrealistic developments, and video game violence that didn't serve its story.
-Why would an alien species who possess powerful weapons, superior strength and speed, an intelligence to space travel and communicate ever be subjugated to a slum? This is the leap of faith I was never able to overcome. Overall my suspension of disbelief never took hold.
-What is the fluid? If it is of alien origin where did it come from?
-Why does it have two uses? (As an infectant and a fuel)
-Why did Chris the Alien keep it a secret that he had the means to move the Mother Ship off Earth?
-What's with all the cow heads?
-Cat food? Huh?
-Why is that alien wearing a bra?
-How come I can't stop thinking about The Fly? And Aliens? And They Live? And Alien Nation? And every other sci-fi movie I've seen. The work is incredibly derivative.
-Voodoo practicing Nigerians? Are you effin kidding me? The stereotypes in this movie were distracting.
-Why didn't Wikum go to hospital right away after being infected or why wouldn't his colleagues insist upon it?
-Wikum was serving eviction notices for the operation that was to take place in 24 hours and yet that operation never took place.
-Why did Wikum knock Chris out when they were about to escape together?
-How did the Mech Warrior come to life and kill off the Nigerians?
-Why oh feckin why did Chris the Alien leave Earth without his people?
I guess they HAVE to have a sequel.
Here is one person who will not be paying $11.75 for District 10.