It has also made the top 50# in the top IMDB movie.
Neill Blomkamp who is a new director and produced by Peter Jackson Favourite to win movie of the year awards
<ul><li>The movie does not follow regular sci-fi movies. In other alien movies the aliens are evil and there is some sorts dooms day </li></ul>
But in this movie the aliens are stupid and have to rely on the humans to help them as the aliens are living among humans not killing them.
Representations <ul><li>Black Africans portrayed as bad people. </li></ul><ul><li>They also live among the aliens in a shanty town, as both alien and Africans have to survive by salvaging for food. </li></ul>
Money hungry Shown as money and power hungry Cause violence and proceed in illegal events. Illegal events
Representation Government <ul><li>The government in this movie are shown in two ways loving and evil . </li></ul>
<ul><li>At first they are shown as loving as they help the aliens and look after them. </li></ul><ul><li>After they shown as evil </li></ul><ul><li>stereotypes of the government hiding things and conspiracy theories are then shown. </li></ul>
Wikus Van De Merwe <ul><li>There are two sides to the main character you see in the movie. He starts off as negative and a person you should hate. </li></ul>But as the movie progresses you start to feel sympathetic towards him, and you start to take his side.
Narrative <ul><li>The movie keeps the audience guessing and keeps them entertained through the character and storyline. </li></ul><ul><li>It also lets the audience to feel sorry for many people in the movie including the aliens and the African people as you can relate it to real life. </li></ul>
<ul><li>You also start to gather hate for the villain as throughout his miss abuses his power and position. </li></ul>
Sound effects and music <ul><li>There a few sound affects that help to identify the genre, this is mainly the alien guns and the aliens talking. </li></ul><ul><li>Excluding them two it would sound like a action movie. Non of the music gives away the narrative as it has a mixture of music that could fit into many other genres. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Sci-fi is usually associated with a nerdy kid who loves to watch movies and play games. </li></ul><ul><li>But this movie is nothing like that the main audience would still be males aged around 16-30 but there many other audiences it could fit For example the movie has a few emotional sad scenes which could appeal to females </li></ul>
<ul><li>many fighting action scenes that appeal to males who like action, and many suspenseful and drama scenes. So this movie could appeal to more audiences then one. </li></ul>