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'Attack the Block' Director Joe Cornish Says Basement Jaxx "Nailed" The Mood He Was Going For

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • October 25, 2011 8:29 AM
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And More From The Director On The Alien Invasion Film From the moment the lights dimmed in the Alamo Drafthouse where we first saw Joe Cornish's comedic sci-fi thriller "Attack the Block" at this year's SXSW film festival, we were hooked. Since then, we've watched as the film has gone through wild ups-and-downs: first the rapturous response in Austin (where it ended up taking home an Audience Award), to its acquisition by Sony's Screen Gems division, to the somewhat limited theatrical release it got this summer. It felt very much like those that saw "Attack the Block" absolutely adored it… it's just that not many people saw it.

New Pics From 'Super 8' & 'Attack The Block'; Hear Great Basement Jaxx Tune

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 4, 2011 8:36 AM
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An alien themed picture post for you, so buckle your seatbelts.

Basement Jaxx Soundtrack For 'Attack The Block' Gets U.K. Release Date

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 3, 2011 4:29 AM
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Scores for films are no longer just the domain for classically driven composers. The past year has seen a crop of electronic-based artists take the reins with Daft Punk and Chemical Brothers powering "Tron: Legacy" and "Hanna," respectively, while Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor surprised everyone by walking away with an Oscar for his work on "The Social Network." And it's not gonna stop there.

Basement Jaxx Scoring Joe Cornish's Sci-fi Romp 'Attack The Block'

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • January 12, 2011 5:51 AM
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Playlist favorite Edgar Wright took to Twitter yesterday, giving mad props to the score for frequent collaborator Joe Cornish's directorial debut, the sci-fi invasion flick "Attack the Block" (opening in U.K. cinemas this spring). The big, very exciting news? That he identified none other than British dance-poppers Basement Jaxx (nee Simon Ratcliffe and Felix Buxton) as the composers.

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