Tag Archives: Neill Blomkamp

A Kung Fury Movie? Say No

You are likely one of the 10 million people who have seen Kung Fury on YouTube, a 30-minute action-comedy made by David Sandberg, a Swedish former director of music videos. Sandberg had a thing for cheesy 1980s action movies, put his special-effects talents to use in a trailer that hit just the right parody tone, and asked … Continue reading A Kung Fury Movie? Say No

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HUMANITY’S LAST HOPE ISN’T HUMAN. In the future, the Johannesburg police force is assisted by highly efficient robots created by a brilliant engineer (Dev Patel); when he gives one of them a mind of its own, he’s threatened from two sides… Based on a short film that Neill Blomkamp made in 2004, this noisy, dystopian … Continue reading CHAPPiE

The Greatest Hits of 2013

It’s time for that annual list of this year’s highly anticipated Hollywood films. Here’s 2013 for ya. JANUARY: * The Last Stand – Arnold Schwarzenegger’s first starring vehicle in ten years. Not expecting great things. * Broken City – Allen Hughes directs this political thriller starring Mark Wahlberg and Russell Crowe. FEBRUARY: * Warm Bodies … Continue reading The Greatest Hits of 2013