Neill Blomkamp would like to revisit the world of Elysium, talks Chappie criticism

93 days ago | Flickeringmyth

Neill Blomkamp scored a critical success with his 2009 debut District 9, although the filmmaker has struggled to replicate that with his subsequent films Elysium and Chappie, with the latter in particular coming on for some harsh criticism. Speaking to Screen Rant to promote his new series of short films from Oats Studios, Blomkamp has reflected on the two movies, revealing that he feels he could have done better with Elysium, and is keen to revisit the world.

Elysium is more something I feel like I could have done better,” states Blomkamp. “I think that if you were to take something like Elysium and play with it inside a setting like this you probably would hone it – you would end up, I think, with something well thought through and that has all of the thematic elements that I wanted. I still love the set up to Elysium. The idea of the


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