The alien invasion movie “District 9” produced by Peter Jackson is slowly making waves without any fanfare. This could be the sleeper of the year. It has shades of Alien Nation made in 1988 and the series spawned from the movie. District 9 is a segregation movie veiled in sci-fi themes. A fear of the unknown always brings the worst in humanity and that fear usually gets us in trouble. Preview>>
The plot of this film has been shrouded in secrecy for quite some time, but at last certain details are coming to light. An alien race has come to earth on a one-way ticket, becoming stranded in Africa. Now seen as yet another mistrusted minority, the “non-humans” live in a dangerous ghetto and labor for little to no pay. But when a human encounters some strange non-human technology that begins to affect him in disturbing ways, his perspective on the situation changes drastically.