There's one shot of Kruger in particular that leapt out at me when I first saw the film, so when I sat down with Copley for a chat, I asked him about it.
Patrick Dane writes for Bleeding Cool.Neill Blomkamp's Elysium just hit the American market over the weekend and is going to be landing on our UK shores on the 21st I'm pretty excited about it.And buzz hitting its peak for that film, this seems a decent time for Sony and MRC to announce they're also backing[...]
Neill Blomkamp's sophomore effort is going to be one of the highlights of my movie going summer, and as of today, it looks like I have another, rather large viewing option.In a press release, it was revealed that the film will be following in the footsteps of many others by getting remastered into the IMAX[...]
Here's a trailer for Elysium that shows how the film is being sold in Japan. It's not quite the same approach is in the West.
Patrick Dane writes for Bleeding CoolIf there's one movie I am most excited for this year, it would be Elysium.It's no secret that sci-fi can be at its best when reflecting on the real, and that's the concept that Neill Blomkamp has built his career on While he might not be a master of stone-cold filmmaking technique,[...]
Plus a new poster for the film to promote its IMAX release.
I think a lot of people would like to see District 9's Neill Blomkamp direct a Star Wars movie, and that number will likely bloom after his second feature, Elysium, is released in August I'm already in the club Adding Blomkamp to Star Wars would make me very excited about that series in a way[...]
District 9's Sharlto Copley will be joining Die Antwoord in the cast Neill Blomkamp's sci-fi comedy Chappie Judging from his Facebook post - flagged up by EW - he'll be playing the lead.He says, simply: Sharlto Copley.. is Chappie. And there's a new profile for the character created too, though all that says, for now, is: STATUS: OFFLINE The[...]
Neill Blomkamp is going to do what David Fincher ultimately didn't and put Yolandi Visser in a movie According to her Die Antwoord colleague Ninja, the band will appear as themselves in Blomkamp's next movie, Chappie.Die Burger report that the film is going to shoot in Johannesburg between September and December this year, with a $50[...]
Welcome to the world of Elysium, Neill Blomkamp's latest mash-up of genre fun and social satire.This promises to be a film with grey matter as well as litres of high-pressure red stuff pumping through its veins.I've seen eight or so minutes worth of scenes from the film and they were very promising indeed and now[...]
He encouraged us to improvise things that reinforce these identities. It is clear that Spider is Brazilian, but I acted like one. And so one of the most interesting films on this year's calendar - the big red X on August 9th - becomes even more enticing for me.Neill Blomkamp is clearly not beating about the bush[...]
Last year's Comic Con presentation for Neill Blomkamp's Elysium was the most impressive thing I saw in all of San Diego It looks like a real step forward from District 9, in terms of both aesthetics and narrative ambitions, and I hope it is.A new viral website for the film, Welcome to Elysium, has launched[...]
In publishing this picture of Sharlto Copley in Neill Blomkamp's Elysium, Empire refer to the character, Kruger, as the film's villain Well, that's maybe a little too black and white, judging from the footage I saw at Comic-Con I would like to think Blomkamp's story - about class, healthcare, privilege, a life of labour and[...]
Neill Blomkamp's Elysium has been knocked back from it's original March release date into August, the better to strip us from our summer dollars As such, it might yet be a little while until we get a trailer and the world at large can see some of the movie in motion, so for now, we'll[...]
At the heart of Neill Blomkamp's second feature film, Elysium, is a bold, political diagram The film's conceit is that Earth has become greatly polluted and impoverished and the richest few have moved off world to Elysium where they live in great luxury.In the footage shown to us in Hall H at Comic Con this[...]
The wraps have come off. Last night, we were the first to point out the Bugatti spaceship from Elysium. Today, we've got your first look at the creepy looking border agent from the film's Comic-Con booth. He's part Johnny Cab, part Doctor Who's Smiler and hits that same button in me as a Laughing Policeman. […]
Neill Blomkamp's follow up to District 9 is to get a preview during Sony's panel, but there's already a lot of material relating to the film on display.This banner has no release date, other than 2013.The booth is yet to be completed, but here it is in it's current shape.So there's a border checkpoint with[...]
Neill Blomkamp's second feature, Elysium, is a science fiction film with some social ideas on its mind It would seem that he's found his metier.Very little is known about the film's plot so far, though we did have a little blurb recently, and there's almost certainly going to be some footage unveiled at Comic Con[...]
There was a preview screening of Elysium held last night, somewhere in the US. As well as recruiting audience members in cinemas and malls, as has been the case for many a year, the market researchers also issued tickets online. Alongside info on where and when the film would be screening, the online invite included […]