Category Archives: Elysium (2013) Movie
Take that, evil rich people!
Been wondering what Matt Damon looks like in director Neill Blomkamp’s “Elysium”, his follow-up to “District 9″? Well wonder no more. Here’s your first magazine scan of Damon from the movie. That would be the image above, in case you were wondering. Sony is also bringing the film to Comic Con this month, so if you’re in San Diego aways, you might want to try to get in. I’m guessing there will be some footage or such. The film has been doing a pretty decent job of hiding itself, with only set image here and there to pop up online. Recently, we also got a synopsis of the film: In the year 2159 two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes (Jodie Foster), a hard line the government ofﬁcial, will stop at nothing to enforce anti-immigration laws and… Continue Reading »
Here’s an official synopsis for Neill Blomkamp’s latest, “Elysium”. We already knew the film was a big-budget sci-fi movie, and of course, ever since “District 9″, everyone was expecting some kind of political allegory with the film. Well, it sounds like Blomkamp hasn’t disappointed. Check out the official synopsis for “Elysium” below. In the year 2159 two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes (Jodie Foster), a hard line the government ofﬁcial, will stop at nothing to enforce anti-immigration laws and preserve the luxurious lifestyle of the citizens of Elysium. That doesn’t stop the people of Earth from trying to get in, by any means they can. When unlucky Max (Matt Damon) is backed into a corner, he agrees to take on a daunting mission that if successful will not only save his life, but could bring equality… Continue Reading »
Fans of “District 9″ rejoice. Director Neill Blomkamp and star Sharlto Copley have re-teamed for a new sci-fi movie called “Elysium”. The film is said to be “set in the far future on another planet and, like District 9, is filled with many sociopolitical ideas wrapped up inside a Hollywood action film.” Blomkamp can currently be seen spurning the studio’s need for a quickie “District 9″ sequel and getting the financing and all the other stuff of Hollywood productions ready to make “Elysium”. So look for it very soon.