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Offline Tesla

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District 9
« on: January 31, 2009, 06:31:58 am »
This movie looks very, very interesting. It's set in Johannesburg, where, 20 years ago, aliens crash landed. Surprisingly, life hasn't changed much. A company called the MNU runs district 9, a fenced off area where the aliens, or "Non-Humans" are allowed to live (or rather, forced to live.)

It is based on this short mockumentary, but it is going to be a feature length film.
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZ1vHRs_EOs" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZ1vHRs_EOs</a>

There are a lot of viral sites and stuff, which makes for good browsing -

MNU Spreads Lies! - The blog of a Non-Human named George. Don't forget, there is a translate to English button.

Multi-National United - MNU's official website.

D-9 - A news feed featuring a satellite image of divided Johannesburg, it also features every relevant law for non humans.

Maths from Outer Space - I... don't... know....




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Re: District 9
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2009, 09:26:51 am »
Pfft. It's like whoever wrote all those comments on the MNUspreadslies site has never actually seen a troll in his life.

They don't type like that!
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Re: District 9
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2009, 09:47:11 am »
I agree... My favorite comment:

"I really hope this blog just shuts down now. We don't need this kind of whining and troublemaking on the internet."
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Re: District 9
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2009, 09:01:53 pm »
Looks very ineresting will have to keep an eye on it.

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Re: District 9
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2009, 09:40:58 pm »
So.. Apartheid with aliens?
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Re: District 9
« Reply #5 on: January 31, 2009, 10:01:44 pm »
This the mockumentry of the year.  :P
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Re: District 9
« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2009, 12:35:04 pm »
It has aliens, thus I will be watching it.

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Re: District 9
« Reply #7 on: February 01, 2009, 12:44:15 pm »
I liek.
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Re: District 9
« Reply #8 on: February 01, 2009, 08:07:40 pm »
Seconded.

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Re: District 9
« Reply #9 on: February 01, 2009, 09:29:13 pm »
Hopefully it's explained in the movie, but it's hard for me to imagine aliens with the power to lift military trucks with their minds ending up as refugees in South Africa.
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Re: District 9
« Reply #10 on: February 02, 2009, 12:20:30 am »
Hopefully it's explained in the movie, but it's hard for me to imagine aliens with the power to lift military trucks with their minds ending up as refugees in South Africa.
I'm under the impression that they made a peaceful resolve with the humans, and that MNU ended up enslaving them.
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Re: District 9
« Reply #11 on: February 02, 2009, 11:03:14 am »
Hopefully it's explained in the movie, but it's hard for me to imagine aliens with the power to lift military trucks with their minds ending up as refugees in South Africa.

Remember it's only loosely based on that video... Very loosely.
Hopefully it's explained in the movie, but it's hard for me to imagine aliens with the power to lift military trucks with their minds ending up as refugees in South Africa.
I'm under the impression that they made a peaceful resolve with the humans, and that MNU ended up enslaving them.

They crash landed in South Africa and the MNU ran District 9 for them to live in. They are also the only people to offer jobs but for poor wages. They aren't enslaved just badly paid and generally despised. :(
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Re: District 9
« Reply #12 on: February 02, 2009, 11:53:14 am »
Hopefully it's explained in the movie, but it's hard for me to imagine aliens with the power to lift military trucks with their minds ending up as refugees in South Africa.

I suspect the truck lifting is a function of those suits, of which they probably have a limited supply and probably require a lot of power to run.
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Re: District 9
« Reply #13 on: February 02, 2009, 12:37:46 pm »
I've heard talk that this is actually the Halo movie in disguise.
Bull-Crap.
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Re: District 9
« Reply #14 on: February 02, 2009, 01:35:26 pm »
People used to think that. People have stopped believing that recently.
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