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#55. Attack the Block (2011) -- A Shoot the WISB Subcast w/ Tiara W.

Aliens dog monsters, inner city shenanigans, and John Boyega, oh my! Our theme of inclusivity continues with this special episode of Shoot the WISB. Jen, David, Alex, and special guest star Tiara W. 117 more words

Genre Fiction

Attack the Block

Set in a London block of flats fam. Attack the Block is about some hooded youths fam who merk up a mad ting alien orang-utan type ting and then get chased by more alien tings in their ends. 198 more words

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

Movies

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. 180 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

College

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

Culture

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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