Genre(s): Sci-fi, Fantasy
Why would aliens invade a housing estate in south London? That's the question a gang of youths find themselves asking one and other when that very thing happens in their neighbourhood. As Sam, a trainee nurse, walks home through the dark streets near her flat she's attacked and mugged by some street kids, fearing for her safety luckily the kids become distracted when they see a bright object fall to earth. Exploring the wreckage, they're attacked by a small yet fiece creature which they manage to kill.
As Sam contacts the police and begin looking for her attackers, the gang flee back to their tower block with their freshly hunted prize thinking that'll be the end of it but as they watch more extraterestrials falling in their neightbourhood, they decide gear up with weapons and decide they're the ones who will hunt down and kill the invaders. Facing the new enemy, they quickly learn the battle will be a lot harder than they first expected as these creatures are much bigger and more brutal than the first.
Attack the Block is the directorial debut from Joe Cornish
Starring: Nick Frost, Jodie Whittaker, Luke Treadaway, John Boyega, Alex Esmail, Franz Drameh, Leeon Jones, Simon Howard, Joey Ansah, Chris Wilson, Lee Nicholas Harris and Danielle Vitalis
Site - http://attacktheblock.com