Nothing here deserves to be characterized as morbid. Indeed, quite the opposite.
This six-minute 2005 short, "Alive in Joburg," by South African director Neill Blomkamp, forms the basis for his "District 9." Unlike the feature, it is set in 1990 under the apartheid government, during which time (in actual history) thousands of black South Africans were relocated from an area of Cape Town known as District 6 to make it an "all whites area." (The same was done in Sophiatown, Johannesburg, setting of the feature film.)
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A review of the "Mystery Science Theater 3000" revival that's now playing on Netflix.
One of the most original and dazzlingly original works by Coppola comes to Criterion Blu-ray.