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     How Peter Jackson found District 9 Director Neill Blomkamp

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Four shorts that got director Neill Blomkamp noticed by Peter Jackson when preparing production for HALO, the Motion Picture: -Tetra Vaal (2003) Faux advertisement for a third-world RoboCop, mixing lo-fi production with seamless CGI. -Alive in Joburg (2005) Gritty "documentary" about extraterrestrials marooned in Johannesburg would ... < < < more > > > less < < <

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     District 9 Director knows how to stretch a Dollar

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"Arguably the most startling thing about "District 9" -- which exceeded all commercial expectations by hauling in $37 million over opening weekend -- is that it cost just $30 million to produce. That’s peanuts in Hollywood, especially when compared with the price of, say, the advertising blitz for "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen." ... < < < more > > > less < < <

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     Rod Serling brought SCIFI into the light with TWILIGHT ZONE

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Before 'The Twilight Zone,' sci-fi was for kids -- and writers didn't run series. Under the aegis of sci-fi, "Twilight Zone" creator Rod Serling was able to address topics that censors had kept him from tackling in his other writings for television. "You're traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sou ... < < < more > > > less < < <



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     Peter Jackson: Fans Tired with Lack of Original Ideas

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"I think that’s one of the most depressing things about the film industry generally today. The writers and directors should be blamed just as much as the studios because really everything seems to be a remake or adapting a 1970s TV show that was never particularly good. Why anyone thinks that it would be a good feature film now, you ... < < < more > > > less < < <

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     Alive in Joberg, the short that inspired District 9

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The short that inspired District 9. Peter Jackson noticed. < < < more > > > less < < <



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