Behind the Scenes of District 9

At least from audience response I've spotted on Twitter, District 9 may be the saving grace of mostly lousy summer science fiction. Here's a look behind the scenes compliments of Wired.

Click to viewDirector Neill Blomkamp shares his thoughts on his casual presentation of special effects while WETA Workshop designer Greg Broadmore talks about designing the aliens and their weaponry (specifically, why their weapons can be painted bright orange).

This clip isn't a hardcore look into the movie, but it's a nice bit of fluff to help you relive the alien invasion that you may have enjoyed last weekend. Or you could skip the clip and get back to work. Because that alternative sounds great. [Wired]