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40 Days of Halloween Pt 08: Attack the Block (2011)

Posted by invizweb on September 30, 2012

courtesy of WikiPedia

Director:  Joe Cornish

Starring:  Jodie Whittaker, John Boyega, Nick Frost, Alex Esmail, Franz Drameh, Leeon Jones, and Simon Howard

Writer:  Joe Cornish

Producers:  Nira Park, and James Wilson

Studios:  Studio Canal, UK Film Council, Big Talk Pictures, and Film4 Productions

Distributors:  Optimum Releasing

Run Time:  1 hour 28 minutes (88 minutes)


In the Brixton, London, while a gang of five mugs a female nurse at knife point, an object falls from the sky causing mayhem for the inhabitants of the local government housing. Attack the Block, is at times called ‘Shaun fo the Dead with aliens,” which is not too apt a comparison as this is a darker film dealing with such issues as British race relations and the experiences of urban youth. Also at the core of this story though, is the timless lesson,” With great power comes great responsibility.” This powerful script had actors who mastered their roles. The effects which made the aliens were awesome too.


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