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ATTACK THE BLOCK: The Alien Invasion Lands on Blu-ray

I’m not sure how I missed this one, but I’m not going to miss it this time around.  This is one of the most heralded movies of the year on everyone’s lists out there and I HAVE to see what everyone is talking about.  I just have to!  Of course, I’m talking about the action-fueld horror comedy cult hit that pits inner city versus outer space, Attack the Block.  The adventure will soon be yours!  The alien invasion lands on Blu-ray and DVD October 25th.  Check out the full press release below.

Culver City, CA (9/19/11) – “It’s an alien invasion, bruv – believe it” and it’s coming to you from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.  “Trust, fam!” ATTACK THE BLOCK will be invading your area on Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD on October 25th, 2011.  The film boasts an impressive roster, including fan favorites’ co-star Nick Frost (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz), and his cinema brethren filmmaker Edgar Wright serving as executive producer.  It also introduces audiences to a slew of UK newcomers, like writer/director Joe Cornish (The Adventures of Tintin, co-written with Wright) and star John Boyega. Winner of the Audience Award for Midnighters at 2011 SXSW, ATTACK THE BLOCK is one of the best reviewed films of 2011 and has left an army of #BLOCKHEADS (the fan moniker for the film) chomping at the bit for this “must own” Blu-ray and DVD, both packed with extras, including cast and filmmaker commentaries and behind the scenes featurettes.  This cult hit of the summer is invading your block and ATTACK THE BLOCK is sure to be the must own Blu-ray in any buyer’s collection. TRUST!

Synopsis

From the producers of Shaun of the DeadATTACK THE BLOCK is a fast, funny, frightening action adventure movie that pits a teen street gang against an invasion of savage alien monsters. It turns a London housing project into a sci-fi battleground, the low-income apartment complex into a fortress under siege.  And it turns a crazy mix of tough street kids into a team of kick ass heroes.  It’s inner city versus outer space and it’s going to explode.

ATTACK THE BLOCK comes from the mind of first time writer/director Joe Cornish of UK’s famed The Adam and Joe Show and it’s executive produced by filmmaker Edgar Wright (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz), as well as Matthew Justice, Tessa Ross, Jenny Borgars, Will Clarke and Olivier Courson. Nira Park and James Wilson produced. ATTACK THE BLOCK has an approximate running time of eighty-eight minutes.  It has been rated R for creature violence, drug content, and pervasive language.

Blu-ray and DVD Bonus Material

  • 5 Featurettes:
    • Behind the Block
    • Creature Feature
    • Meet the Gang
    • Unfilmed Action
    • That’s a Rap
  • 3 Filmmaker & Cast Commentaries:
    • Junior Commentary with Writer/Director Joe Cornish with John Boyega, Alex Esmail, Franz Drameh, Simon Howard and Leeon Jones
    • Senior Commentary with Joe Cornish with Jodie Whittaker, Luke Treadaway and Nick Frost
    • Executive Producer Commentary with Joe Cornish with Executive Producer Edgar Wright

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2 Responses to “ATTACK THE BLOCK: The Alien Invasion Lands on Blu-ray”


  1. Aaron Neuwirth

    What has two thumbs and is obviously excited about this release – This Guy

  2. Matt Goodman

    Can’t wait bruv!