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Old July 9 2009, 12:15 AM   #1
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new district 9 trailer out

http://movies.yahoo.com/movie/1809961221/trailer

looks interesting but looks like it lost the feel of the original "alive in joburg"
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Old July 9 2009, 12:25 AM   #2
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Looks very interesting!
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Old July 9 2009, 12:31 AM   #3
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Hm, that's a different trailer from the one I saw in front of Angels & Demons last week. Very interesting.
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Old July 9 2009, 12:36 AM   #4
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note that it's rated R for "bloody violence and pervasive language". that sounds pretty specific.
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Old July 9 2009, 12:38 AM   #5
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I am dying to see this one!
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Old July 9 2009, 12:43 AM   #6
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Hm, that's a different trailer from the one I saw in front of Angels & Demons last week. Very interesting.
I think it's good marketing; the first trailer was very slow, dark, and mysterious, while this one is more straightforward. This is what I'd expect when you move from "teaser" to your main trailer.
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Old July 9 2009, 12:45 AM   #7
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Hm, that's a different trailer from the one I saw in front of Angels & Demons last week. Very interesting.
I think it's good marketing; the first trailer was very slow, dark, and mysterious, while this one is more straightforward. It will draw in more casual sf fans.
Agreed. When I saw the first trailer, I had no idea what it was for District 9 so I was nicely surprised by the twist. And now with this one, they throw us a bone.
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Old July 9 2009, 01:06 AM   #8
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I'm looking forward to this.
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Old July 9 2009, 03:58 AM   #9
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very cool, I like

this seems like an interesting year for sci-fi films- this, Moon, Surrogates. Isnt Avatar supposed to be out this year too?
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Old July 9 2009, 04:01 AM   #10
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A little more about the movie is revealed in this one, and it still has my interest. I'll probably be there come August.
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Old July 9 2009, 06:49 AM   #11
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watermelony2k wrote: View Post
looks interesting but looks like it lost the feel of the original "alive in joburg"
I was surprised to read this, it seems very faithful to me. I had half-expected them to move the setting to America.
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Old July 9 2009, 07:17 AM   #12
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looks interesting but looks like it lost the feel of the original "alive in joburg"
I was surprised to read this, it seems very faithful to me. I had half-expected them to move the setting to America.
what i meant was that the trailer seems to represent the movie as more of an action flick, which joburg was not. then again, that could be the result of a well-edited trailer. it also seems like the movie isn't entirely in documentary form.

I am glad that they're keeping the south africa setting and using who appear to be south african actors, though. if it does end up being more of an action movie than i had hoped for rather than a more subtle social commentary, at least it looks like it'll be authentically shot and visually interesting.
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