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Colossal--New, giant monster to rampage planet this year

Many think kaiju movies–Asian giant monster flicks featuring Godzilla, Mothra, and the like–are comedic in their own right.  Right or wrong, at some point a worldwide disaster apparently brings along its own laughs.  186 more words

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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

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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

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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

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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

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