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Attack The Block


****1/2
Director: Joe Cornish
DVD Release

Alien invasion or coming of age film?   Regardless, the British film, Attack the Block, stands heads above many of the Hollywood releases in the last few years. Director/writer Joe Cornish takes us on an action-filled romp through a South London Social Housing neighbourhood.  Seedy, violent yet in the end redemptive as a gang of young black hoodlums defend their homes from alien invasion.  Sounds silly?  Maybe, but this film works. Continue reading