Everyone loves a good zombie film! Which is probably why World War Z is dominating the box office this summer. Starring Brad Pitt, this film is one of this year’s most anticipated blockbusters. Adapted from Max Brook’s very popular novel, it is the story of what would happen to the world if a zombie apocalypse happened.
The special effects in this film are mind-blowingly good: the blend between CGI and actors is perfect. You can’t tell which is which. Effect wise everything is perfect, you can’t criticise the team that created them. In the trailer you see the “zombie wall” shot, and you might think “that looks pretty cool”, but when you see that shot in IMAX 3D, it amazes you.
Brad Pitt and Mireille Enos star in this film and they are just fantastic together. You really believe that they are married at some points, even though the film is very fast paced. They manage to slow it down a little when they have a romantic scene. But this film isn’t a romantic film: it is an action movie, and don’t worry, you will never forget that. There isn’t a point in this film where you aren’t on the edge of your seat. It really is that good. I can guarantee this film will never bore you.
Now there has been a lot of controversy surrounding this film that it hasn’t stuck by the book, and it hasn’t. But it really doesn’t matter. This film is a summer action movie! It’s not supposed to stick to the book, it is supposed to make you have a good time. And it does that, even though at times the plot seemed to be going nowhere. You really don’t care because you are on the edge or your seat shouting at Brad Pitt to turn around!
I really do think that Marc Foster did a really great job with this film, because zombie horror films are becoming extinct. So making one was a really big risk, but that risk payed off.
World War Z is in cinemas now, so I really recommend you go and see this one.
I’m going to give this film a 9/10, just based on the fact that I had a really good time watching this film!