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D9 -or- OU812
September 1, 2009, 6:00 am
Filed under: Reviews

I‘d been hearing A LOT of talk about the movie District 9, so it was no surprise when P asked if we could go see it. It seems like everyone I’d heard talking about were saying good things. This wasn’t really something that encouraged or discouraged me to see it since I pretty much usually keep on top of movies that I have interest in.

P loves the alien-related genre and I do as well, but not to the extent that he does. My interest is a little more on the sci-fi level, while his lies more in the non-fiction arena. Being as it was his birthday, I left the movie choice up to him. I was a blank canvas, though I was kinda skeptical going in simply because I’d heard through the grapevine that the film (in an attempt to be ‘deep’ or have a ‘message’ I’m assuming) paralleled the ever-topical subject of racial (or as it turns out, subspecies) discrimination.
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