The dull, anti-corporate politics of District 9.

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Aug. 13 2009 6:50 PM

They Came From the Boardroom

The dull, anti-corporate politics of District 9.

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I suppose it's his prerogative to depict a race of aliens trapped in a South African ghetto while at the same time striving to keep things lighthearted. But if that's the goal, I could have done without the obligatory anti-corporate message. Dude, let's just keep things on a popcorn level, OK?

Slate V: The critics on District 9 and other new releases