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This lavish tome, which showcases what director Neill Blomkamp describes as a “shitload” of design art, is a fascinating glimpse of a much more extreme movie than the one that hit the screen. As well as sketches of a werewolf-like robot and a bionic-armed thug exhaling smoke through his neck, there’s
a super-gory illustration of the lead character with brain exposed. A wonderfully thorough read, this also makes it clear that Blomkamp loves corridors.


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