THE COLLISION: Episode 56 – Escapism and ELYSIUM

     August 13, 2013

This week on The Collision, we talk about escapism, the desire for more substantive and intellectually challenging blockbusters, Hollywood’s condescending attitude towards audiences, and much more.  We also give our thoughts on Neill Blomkamp‘s sci-fi action film, Elysium.  As always, …


     February 10, 2015

It may be a stretch to say that the protagonist of Elysium “becomes more machine than man,” but it’s a fitting description for his story.  Writer and director Neill Blomkamp delivered an exhilarating sci-fi action film mixed with thoughtful social …

Atlanta Readers: Win Passes to See ELYSIUM

     July 31, 2013

Now that I’ve seen The World’s End, Neill Blomkamp‘s Elysium remains as my last must-see movie of the summer.  Blomkamp’s District 9 was an electrifying debut feature, and the gory explosions went down much smoother when accompanied by social commentary …