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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP15 Jun 2017 2:02 p.m. PST

…"Rakka' Starring Sigourney Weaver.

"The first effort from filmmaker Neil Blomkamp's Oats Studios has been released online. This short film venture finds Blomkamp directing a series of experimental short films that may serve as the foundation for feature film adaptations. The first, titled Rakka, is now available and it imagines a post-apocalyptic world dominated by an alien species that has nearly wiped out humanity. They terraform with methane factories, experiment on human bodies, and have essentially destroyed all vestiges of civilization.

Rakka features a pretty big A-list star in Sigourney Weaver, who co-starred in Blomkamp's last feature film Chappie and had given Blomkamp her support to lead his now-dead Alien sequel that would've picked up with Ripley, Newt, and Hicks. The aesthetic here in Rakka is woefully familiar—Blomkamp really likes a grungy, grimy, realistic future with hard-edged tech and handheld cameras. The alien designs are, unsurprisingly, stunning, as Blomkamp has proven adept at crafting incredible looking effects on smaller budgets. But the story also feels quite familiar—like a mash-up of Terminator, Edge of Tomorrow, and Blomkamp's own District 9…"
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Armand

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP15 Jun 2017 4:35 p.m. PST

I love it! It sure answers a lot of environmental questions. :)

Dan

Hlaven Supporting Member of TMP15 Jun 2017 6:25 p.m. PST

Pretty good.

nazrat16 Jun 2017 6:48 a.m. PST

Damn good!

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP16 Jun 2017 7:25 a.m. PST

That was pretty good. Good find, Armand.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP16 Jun 2017 9:55 a.m. PST

Happy you like it my friends!. (smile)


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Armand

haywire Supporting Member of TMP17 Jun 2017 12:56 p.m. PST

So for 15mm I am thinking

Loud Ninja Games Ikwen or converted GW Skinks (I think they will be about the right height for 15mm), you can just slobber on liquid green stuff and paint it black. Followed by unformed balls of green stuff for the nanite? globs following them around… mix with zombies with wires coming out of their heads.

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