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Black outlook: why the marginalised need sci-fi more than ever

The world changes, but our need to take a break from it doesn’t. From H.G. Wells’s scientific fantasies to the popularity of the Marvel franchise and The Hunger Games, sci-fi has always been a preferred mode of escapism. 144 more words

Arts & Culture

'Attack the Block': Review

Attack the block: A group of South London teens find an extraterrestrial being, stab it to death, then form an unlikely alliance with a nurse they’ve just mugged. 396 more words


Saturday Matinee: Attack the Block

“Attack the Block” (2011) is a British  sci-fi/horror/comedy written and directed by Joe Cornish. The plot takes place in London on Guy Fawkes night following a teenage street gang who, with the help of neighbors, drug dealers, a nurse and college student, hatch a scheme to save their city from an alien invasion. 47 more words


Attack the Block

Attack the Block (2011) is Joe Cornish’s monster comedy flick, the monsters being shaggy bear-dogs with luminescent fangs from space. Unconventionally, our heroes are a band of teenage thugs spotted mugging a woman on the street in the opening of the film. 178 more words

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Cailee Spaeny to star in Pacific Rim: Maelstrom

Actress and singer Cailee Spaeny has been cast as the female lead in Legendary‘s Pacific Rim sequel Pacific Rim: Maelstrom.

She will be joined by John Boyega ( 27 more words


My Blu-Ray Collection -Attack the Block (2011)

Attack the Block 

Director – Joe Cornish

Stars – John Boyega, Jodie Whittaker, Alex Esmail and Leeon Jones

I remember when I first saw this film back in 2011 and thought “That John Boyega guy is going places”, I guess I was right. 41 more words


Crítica: Attack the block

Attack the block  es un homenaje a los 80, a los CrittersGremlins, E.T., a los Goonies, a los Cazafantasmas… 208 more words

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