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The Best 30 Films of 2009
7 Jan 2010 // 3:00 PM
In one of the rarest rating periods ever, several on the staff could successfully argue for any of the Top 30 choices as a potential number one. While not all classics, they remain the consistent cream of 2009's crop.
The Best Male Film Performances of 2009
5 Jan 2010 // 3:00 PM
Certainly, the multi-millionaire boy's club represented here is heavy on the dramatics and light on the more 'amusing' fare. But if you really give this list a meaningful perusal you'll see a few genre and jokester surprises along the way.
'Chappie' Offers up Rave Rap Ridiculousness and Little Else
6 Mar 2015 // 4:15 AM
Chappie is a weird combination of science fiction and South African rage-rap culture that's so off key, you can't see the good for the god-awful.
'Elysium' Has a Ton of Underutilized Ideas
6 Jan 2014 // 1:10 AM
Elysium's ambitions are undeniable. It's just a shame the same can't be said for the plot or characters.
'Elysium' Depicts the Cinematic Shape of Things to Come
6 Aug 2013 // 11:10 PM
It may not be nominated for an Oscar, but Elysium stands as a triumph for those who think sci-fi is nothing more than dumbed down dogfights in space.
'District 9' is Dynamite!
14 Aug 2009 // 12:43 AM
One hates to think that this is how it would be. After centuries of resorting to internment and segregation as a means of dealing with
Director gives conflict between races a sci-fi spin
16 Aug 2009 // 9:19 PM
Neill Blomkamp knows what it's like to feel like a brother from another planet. When he was a teenager, his family moved from Johannesburg, South
Director of 'District 9' brings S. Africa roots to surprise summer hit
11 Aug 2009 // 9:50 PM
DALLAS — Neill Blomkamp's directorial career seemed to be over before it began. Three years ago, the South African-born/Canadian-based director known mostly for commercials was