Attack the Block: Worth it, find it, see it

Following the summer trend of 1980’s throwbacks like Super 8 and Captain America, British sci-fi/comedy Attack the Block serves up a creature-feature that echoes back to movies like Gremlins and Critters. Where Super 8 was all wide-eyed innocence, Attack the Block is darker, grittier, and much more grown-up. I can’t say this enough—I FUCKING LOVE THIS MOVIE. I’m a huge fan of Edgar Wright’s genre parodies Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, and Attack the Block works in a similar vein (Wright was an executive producer on the project). Continue reading “Attack the Block: Worth it, find it, see it”