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The Year in Movies

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We’ve said it before — we’re not the biggest fans of lists. But when someone like Quentin Tarantino is ready to share his picks for the year’s best we’re ready to listen. Thankfully, the famed director talked with The Hollywood Reporter and the rag’s Heat Vision Blog got it all on film. Check out his top 8, some big surprises ... Read More »

Nigeria says “No” to ‘District 9′

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Homesick aliens aren’t the only problem brewing for the South African sci-fi flick ‘District 9.‘ The acclaimed film has been banned in Nigeria, following a private screening for government officials. The problem? Nigerians are upset to see their countrymen portrayed in the film as “criminals, cannibals and prostitutes who sleep with extra-terrestrial animals,” Dora Akunyili, the country’s information told CNN. ... Read More »

‘District 9′ Where Space Meets Soweto

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Alien action flick ‘District 9‘ is set up to be one of this summer’s biggest hits, albeit an unexpected one. Some are even calling it an early Oscar contender. Why unexpected? The film is the debut feature from a relative unknown — 29-year-old South African-born director Neill Blomkamp. We wouldn’t want to be in the same situation as the aliens in ... Read More »

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