Production DesignDistrict 9 (2009)

I don’t know whether the film has that feeling or not for the audience, but I wanted it to have that harsh 1980s kind of vibe—I didn’t want it to feel glossy and slick. - director Neill Blomkamp; P.D. by Philip Ivey

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We’re a bunch of thumb-sucking babies worrying about whether Shark Week has lost its integrity…

What Happened to Original Movies Aimed at Adults?


Richard Brody on the debate over the decline of a genre:

“In the eighties, the industry found that it had left its largest market, that of young people wanting to get out of the house, untapped or shunted to ludicrous beach-blanket anachronisms. After that market is served, what’s left is the equivalent of the New York Philharmonic, the Metropolitan Opera—or, for that matter, Bargemusic, The Stone, or IRCAM.”