Under the Radar?: “Attack the Block”


“Attack the Block” is a British sic-fi/action adventure film from earlier this year. It’s the story of a gang of young street punks who, after robbing a woman of her purse, are nearly struck by a meteorite. When they investigate the car it landed on, they discover an alien life form. There’s a brief struggle with the creature where the leader of the gang, Moses, gets badly scratched. Vowing revenge, the boys all chase the creature down and beat it to death.

What they don’t know is that the creature is just the first of many – the invasion has begun.

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