Elysium trailer is techtastically thrilling

A glimpse into Blomkamp's latest film

From cancer scanners to spaceships, via a privileged nirvana orbital and a funky robo-suit, Elysium is shaping up to showcase a whole heap of awesome future tech.

The first trailer for the film - directed by District 9 director Niell Blomkamp - has arrived and it certainly doesn't lack for post-production budget.

In the year 2154 the rich live on Elysium, in orbit around the earth and Matt Damon lives on the hell that is future Earth. Seems fair enough to us...

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