Browsing: Neill Blomkamp

Neill Blomkamp’s 2009 debut feature, District 9, seemed to signal the arrival of a major new talent with the dark wit and visual flair to become the new Paul Verhoeven of Total Recall and Robocop fame. Elysium’s poor scripting and wooden performances left his potential

From The Terminator to The Matrix, science-fiction movies have captured our fear of dystopian futures where we are ruled or subjugated by our own robotic creations. But Neill Blomkamp’s new film, Chappie features a far more humanised robot. Along with

With District 9 in 2009, South African expat Neill Blomkamp established himself as a filmmaker of promise with a highly individual vision and a distinctive voice. But a cack-handed script means Blomkamp’s new film, Elysium, doesn’t quite deliver on the potential of his breakthrough debut