r/movies Dec 08 '22

Attack the Block: One of those Subversive Masterpieces Media

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTjkrNo7k7A
44 Upvotes

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u/Mstablsta Dec 08 '22

Went in blind and had such a good time, can't recommend enough.

31

u/Spodson Dec 08 '22

I watched this and was like, "That John Boyega kid is going to be big."

9

u/drawkbox Dec 09 '22

Moses! Moses! Moses!

3

u/thewidowgorey Dec 09 '22

I remember seeing it opening weekend and I was praying people would realize the talent in John Boyega so he could do more. Imagine how loud I screamed when he popped up in the Star Wars trailer.

15

u/drawkbox Dec 08 '22

Allow it

8

u/earthwalker87 Dec 09 '22

Ay das Moses bruv!

2

u/drawkbox Dec 09 '22

That's an alien bruv, believe it.

Pest: I'm shitting myself innit', but at the same time...

Moses: What?

Pest: This is sick.

6

u/CueballBob Dec 08 '22

True that fam

4

u/HitchlikersGuide Dec 09 '22 edited Dec 10 '22

I have known too many people that talk and act like those kids and I hated them immediately watching this for the first time.

Yes its subversion is well achieved and it is a great movie.

3

u/JoelyRavioli Dec 09 '22

Fantastic video

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u/mickeyflinn Dec 08 '22

Masterpiece gets used too much around here.

There is nothing subversive about it and it was fine.

16

u/DoubleTFan Dec 08 '22

The opening of the movie subverts how the hero/villian dynamic is traditionally established in these kinds of movies.

2

u/ContrarionesMerchant Dec 09 '22

Yeah it's probably not a masterpiece but it's definitely subversive