Like District 9, an allegory of apartheid that took four Oscar nods and put Blomkamp on the map, Elysium delivers sci-fi without dumbing it down. It's a hell-raiser with a social conscience. show more
Mr. Damon brings both a weary optimism and convincing physicality to Max, who is no revolutionary. He just wants to live, and is willing to don an exoskeletal combat suit and fight robots to do it. show more
Among the slew of recent futuristic hell-in-a-handbasket spectacles, Elysium takes the cake. show more
Lame story added to lame acting = painfully bad movie.
the story had potential .. however looks like a low budget... poor implementation, again most of the movie are fights and battle ...