Neill Blomkamp

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  • Action For The Droid: Film Analysis

    Everyone loves a good robot fight, and that is exactly what Director Neil Blomkamp had in mind when he brought Grant Hulley on to stunt coordinate Chappie. Set in South Africa, the film takes place in the future where crime is patrolled by an oppressive mechanized police force. Chappie, a robot, gets stolen and reprogrammed. The result is a robot who can think and feel for himself. You have now worked with Director Neill Blomkamp twice. What is it like working with him? Does he have any specific directing/work style that you are drawn to? Yes that is correct, District 9 and now Chappie. Neill is an awesome director to work with, he gives you guidance as to what he wants and then allows us to work it, add or change things that we feel might be better. The action in this film is a collaboration between the stunt team and Neill. I have…

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  • Neill Blomkamp, Elysium And George Orwell: An Analysis

    have occurred. Such blemishes are depicted in both texts as the composers have created allegories of a historical context relevant to period they composed their texts. Neill Blomkamp, Elysium (2013) and George Orwell, Animal Farm (1943) have used a historical context in their texts to make a social comment about abuse of power in two completely different periods. Blomkamp takes aim at how a wealthy and privileged 1 percent has so much…

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  • Adequate Response To Susan Sontag's The Imagination Of Disaster

    The Adequate Response “From a psychological point of view, the imagination of disaster does not greatly differ from one period in history to another. – from a political and moral point of view it does.” – Susan Sontag The Imagination of Disaster (1965) For the subjective good or bad of society, the science fiction genre has the ability to target specific societal problems and use social psychology to attempt to appeal an audience’s response or change. Neill Blomkamp District 9 (2009) and…

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  • Comparison Of Elysium And Fahrenheit 451

    The success a person achieves can change the society around them in drastic ways. Success can be defined as “the accomplishment of an aim or purpose” ( In the works Elysium, directed by Neill Blomkamp and Fahrenheit 451, written by Ray Bradbury, the protagonists’ goal is to overthrow their totalitarian government. In Elysium, Max has the support to get to Elysium because of his allies and enemies due to the powerful program he has in his head. Neither parties will not kill…

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  • Essay On Alienation In Society

    My connections examined the portrayal of alienation in mainstream society. I chose to use texts from a modern time period to help create more concrete conclusions about mainstream society. My texts were Education for Leisure by Carol Ann Duffy, Sad Joke on a Marae by Apirana Taylor, District 9 directed by Neill Blomkamp and Barton Fink directed by Joel Coen. I expected all of my texts to be able to reflect one another as they were all from a similar time period. In particular, I expected…

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