For our conversation this week about Sony’s newest (and perhaps boldest) film adaptation of the beloved simulation racing video game series, we called in our friends Logan and Micah from The Reformed Gamers Podcast. Neill Blomkamp’s film incorporates many of the tropes we are familiar with in sports dramas while balancing reverence for the exciting video game that spawned this incredible story and still managing to succeed at pulling the right heart strings.
* Note – full spoilers in effect for entire episode *
Every once in a great while a film comes along with science fiction ideas that are fresh and reinvigorating to the genre. Director Neill Blomkamp’s feature film, District 9, is just that, blending science fiction, satire, and social commentary with incredible visuals and technology to give us something wholly original. Join us for this discussion of the January Donor Pick episode, and one of our favorite sci-fi films of all-time. And remember #PrawnLivesMatter.