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Homework - march 1, 2021

An alien invasion movie with a fun, focused POV and a young ensemble cast that avoids that teen movie vibe. The characters and setting showcase a gritty urban feel with protagonists who aren’t the wholesome families we’re used to seeing in these genres. The action and danger is real and exciting, and the music and direction are immersive.

Featuring a young John Boyega, years before Star Wars, his leading man charisma is already clear.

Currently streaming on Prime, Hulu, DirecTV, epix in the US, as well as CTV in Canada, this is Aliens for another generation.

Attack the Block

Joe Cornish20111 h 28 min

20111 h 28 min
Overview

A teen gang in a grim South London housing estate must team up with the other residents to protect their neighbourhood from a terrifying alien invasion.

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Director Joe Cornish
Writer Joe Cornish
Release Date 12 May 2011
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