• The film is about a teen gang in South London
defending their block from an alien invasion.
• Attack the block is an Action, comedy, sci-fi genre
released in May 2011 (UK). Joe Cornish is the
director of this film.
• The budget for this film was $13,000,000 and
ending up earning $137,580 in the USA
and£1,133,859 in the UK on the weekend of
• The Target audience for this film is teenagers.
London shown in the distance are well known
iconic buildings (the gherkin). The buildings have
been put in the distance to show how far the
characters are from the city.
Streaks of light
coming out of the
sky at night is
narrative of possible
alien invasion, bad
things are going to
around in the
giving a sense
Low angle, long shot of the tower block
makes it look bigger and intimidating
enforcing the stereotype.
Standing in a group suggesting their
friends. The boy in the front shows
he’s the leader and that they are a
Characters are all in casual/street
wear representing the stereotype of
living in a block. The props suggest a
sense of action/violence.
By having a diverse ethnic group the movie then
appeals to a wider demographic.
The 2 white characters are both completely
different to each character shown; The man
looks dopey, lazy and doesn’t care about his
appearance, The lady looks a lot older than the
youths and looks well presented.
By having a ‘normal’ women and a man
that looks like a funny character would
make people want to watch this film
broadening the target audience.
This man Is also a very famous well
known actor bringing in more of an
Bold sans serif title with dirt and tyre
marks shown reinforcing the setting
of a dirty, run down place.
The purpose of the film poster is to promote the
new film and bring in as many people as
possible. This particular film poster would be
advertised on buses, train stations, bus stops.