1. Alive In Joburg
Alive In Joburg is the 6-minute, documentary-style short that District 9 was based on.
2. Halo 3: Landfall
Neill Blomkamp was originally tapped to make a feature-length movie based on the video game Halo. That project was scrapped, but this video splices together his three treatments of the subject.
Another short film about robots becoming integrated with human society, Tempbot addresses the concept of alienation in the workplace.
Yellow, about a synthetic human, was created for Adidas as part of a series of shorts in which directors explored their emotional responses to different colors.
5. Citroen: Alive With Technology
A Citroen ad with a dancing robot car. This is way better than Transformers 2.
6. Tetra Vaal
More alienated robots. Tetra Vaal is a fake corporate video for a robotics company.
7. District 9 Trailer
Just in case you need some more convincing to go see this movie.
- Dylann Roof pleaded not guilty to federal hate crime charges in the Charleston church massacre.
- The World Health Organization says that an interim analysis of a potential Ebola vaccine shows "100% efficacy in individuals."
- Beijing won its bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. It's the first city to host both the summer and winter games.