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Instead of going cheap atrocious cgi like you'd expect to see scouring the depths of Netflix ...
on July 27, 2016
"Attack the Block" is an outstanding movie.
It's low budget British sci-fi comedy and it is basically state-of-the-art low budget sci-fi. Instead of going cheap atrocious cgi like you'd expect to see scouring the depths of Netflix they were actually smart enough to plan ahead so that they could write in a reason to make badass practical monsters supplemented by simple cgi. The dialogue was hard for me to follow at times, British urban slang just isn't a language I understand, but the important stuff made it through. John Boyega (yeah the dude from Star Wars) doesn't even speak much despite being the main character, which also ads to the coolness of the movie. It's also got Nick Frost, basically a staple of British sci-fi stoner comedy at this point.
Side note, it is crazy how similar Luke and Harry Treadaway look, at first I was stoked to see Dr. Frankenstein, then I was just awestruck that he seems to have a twin.
If you've seen this and liked it, you need to find Misfits, it used to be on Hulu for free, I'm not sure if it is anymore though.