[BLU] District 9 (2009)

District 9 is unfairly marginalized and typecast as being merely a science fiction movie. It didn’t help that 2009 was an especially rich year for good movies, leaving┬áDistrict 9 in the dust. And yet, due to the expanded 5 slots afforded to Best Picture at the Oscars,┬áDistrict 9 managed to get nominated for Best Picture,…

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[DVD] The Help (2011)

The Help was adapted from the novel of the same name published by Kathryn Stockett in 2009. Directed by Tate Taylor and starring Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, and Bryce Dallas Howard amongst others, this is truly an ensemble cast where all the characters contribute to a single coherent storyline even though there may…

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