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MOVIE NEWS APRIL 15TH UPCOMING SCI-FI

8 Upcoming Science Fiction Movies That Could Be The Next District 9 Last year, thought-provoking independent film District 9 swept the box office and blasted its way into the Oscars. Was this a fluke, or could it happen again? Here are eight new science-fiction underdogs that could be the next … Continue reading

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OSCAR NEWS FOR MARCH 3

ROLE CALL: DISTRICT 9: OR WHY THOSE OTHER ALIENS DESERVE THE OSCAR Source: network.nationalpost.com Only three science-fiction movies have ever been nominated for a best picture Oscar: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Star Wars (1977) and A Clockwork Orange (1971). None of them won. This year, with 10 best picture nominations, … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR JAN. 8TH: DAYBREAKERS, DISTRICT 9, AVATAR, AND BOOK OF ELI

from Joseph McCabe at FearNet: ‘Daybreakers’ Directors on Making Vamps Nasty Again Australian filmmakers Michael and Peter Spierig may soon win the thanks of old-school vampire fans everywhere — for taking the undead, at least on screen, back to their proper satanic roots with Daybreakers. (In the wake of Twilight, Vampire … Continue reading

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SCIENCE FICTIONS’ PREDICTIONS FOR THE YEAR 2010

By Lauren Davis at i09 As we prepare to bid farewell to 2009, it’s only natural to wonder what 2010 will hold. Will we see amazing technologies? Discover evidence of alien life? Or begin a slide into dystopia? We look at scifi’s predictions for 2010. Alien life will be discovered … Continue reading

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MTV’S TOP 9 MOVIES MOMENTS FROM 2009

From ‘Avatar’ To ‘Watchmen,’ Our Top Nine Movie Moments Of 2009 From action to science fiction to animation, we discuss our favorite frames of celluloid from the past year. Even as moviegoers look ahead towards 2010, it cannot be denied that 2009 was a banner year for blockbuster cinema. Hot … Continue reading

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OBS PRESENTS: DVD & BLU-RAY RELEASES FOR DECEMBER 22ND

District 9 (2009) Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller (R) Thirty years ago, aliens made first contact with Earth. Humans waited for the hostile attack, or the giant advances in technology. Neither came. Instead, the aliens were refugees, the last survivors of their home world. The creatures were set up in a … Continue reading

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NIGERIA BANS MOVIE ‘DISTRICT 9′ FEATURING MALAWIAN ACTOR

Via Nyasa Times The Nigerian government has banned the science-fiction movie, District 9 , because of the role played by Malawian actor, Eugene Khumbanyiwa, a gang leader nicknamed Obesandjo – the surname of former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo. “We feel very bad about this because the film clearly denigrated Nigeria’s … Continue reading

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IN SEARCH OF … AFRICAN SCI-FI NOVELS

by Jonathan Gosier on appfrica.net I have to admit when I watched this scene from ‘Matrix Reloaded’ with all the dancing people in Zion, I couldn’t help but wonder if the directors were deliberately trying to nod towards the increasing mixing and diversity of the world’s population and what it … Continue reading

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