You may remember the mysterious appearance on Instagram some concept art by Neill Blomkamp for something very… Alien. Of course, alien is a concept not unfamiliar to Blomkamp whose breakthrough film was 2009’s District 9, but tackling one of the biggest sci-fi franchises of the last 40 years seems a little bit outside the norm. How can Blomkamp, who seems to have the rare privilege to make big-budget high-concept *original* films, throw himself into a movie series that’s more often than not the subject of such stringent studio interference? But it’s all legit. Blomkamp has admitted it now in a new interview, and more than that, he says that the only thing that’s holding up any real progress on making it a reality is he, him and himself. (more…)

5 Second Films – The Best of #2

UPROXX has been doing 5 second films for a few years now. It’s interesting how much can be packed into 5 seconds of film. There are some surprise guests in there, some funny stuff, and a couple that defy explanation. Take a look at the Top 20 for this year so far and let everyone know your favorite and why in the comments section below.