Our final review out of this month’s SXSW Film Festival is for Joe Cornish’s Attack the Block, which has been receiving RAVE reviews over the past few weeks. The genre comedy follows a gang of South London teenagers defending their housing project home against an alien attack. David Harley LOVED it:
“A heavy dose of dry, witty humor mixed with engaging action and a score by Basement Jaxx that will appeal to fans of Daft Punk’s ‘Tron: Legacy’ work, ‘Attack The Block’ is an unquestionable homerun and the kind of film that doesn’t come around often enough. Cornish manages to take what could have been unlikeable antagonists and transforms them into heroes with razor-sharp wits and tongues through the occurrence of unlikely, random circumstances, making him come off like a British Shane Black. It’s a shame that the dialect is what the industry is buzzing about as the film looks for a distributor, and not how fun and refreshing an experience it is.”
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