Are We Living a Neil Blomkamp Film?

Hear me out, or at least keep the horse laughs down enough so others can hear me out.

Neil Blomkamp was born in Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa, in the time of apartheid. He is now a citizen of Canada, based in Vancouver, and he has built a career in animation and special effects that branched off into feature films ten years ago. His work, first in shorts and later in features, shows the influence of apartheid.

Blomkamp’s first outing in big budget movie making was District 9, a science fiction thought piece on racism and xenophobia…



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Steve Russell

Enrolled Cherokee, 9th grade dropout, retired judge, associate professor emeritus, and (so far) cancer survivor. Memoir: Lighting the Fire (Miniver Press 2020)