“Elysium,” the second movie from writer-director Neill Blomkamp, isn’t quite as inventive or fresh as his knockout debut, 2009’s “District 9.” But the new picture is cut from the same cloth — furiously exciting sci-fi, carefully considered and loaded with allegories and social commentary.
In his first foray into Hollywood studio filmmaking, Blomkamp has stayed true to his artistic instincts while delivering all the flash and pow required by a $100 million budget. This is a mean and dirty little B-movie, made with the gloss and scope of a grade-A blockbuster.
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