District 9
Director: Neill Blomkamp. Cast: Sharlto Copley, David James, Louis Minnaar, Jason Cope, Nathalie Boltt, Vanessa Haywood, Mandla Gaduka, Johan van Schoor, Marian Hooman, Nick Blake, Eugene Khumbanyiwa, Siyabonga Radebe, Hlengiwe Madlala, Vittorio Leonardi, John Sumner, Sylvaine Strike, Kenneth Nkosi. Screenplay: Neill Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell.


Photo © 2009 TriStar Pictures/QED/Wingnut Films
Not yet reviewed in full. C+


Academy Award Nominations:
Best Picture
Best Adapted Screenplay: Neill Blomkamp & Terri Tatchell
Best Film Editing: Julian Clarke
Best Visual Effects: Dan Kaufman, Peter Muyzers, Robert Habros, and Matt Aitken

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Screenplay: Neill Blomkamp & Terri Tatchell

Other Awards:
Los Angeles Film Critics Association: New Generation Award (Blomkamp); Best Production Design (Philip Ivey)
Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Best New Filmmaker (Blomkamp)

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