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World War Z

Overview


Genre :

Action, Comedy, Drama

Release Date :

June 21, 2013

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Marc Forster

Starring :

Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, David Morse, Matthew Fox, James Badge Dale, Eric West, Sterling Jerins, Julia Levy-Boeken, Elyes Gabel

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  1 of 5 [Rate It]

2.5 of 4

“..this likely won't matter to moviegoers hungry for the thrills that World War Z amply provides, which include a harrowing up-close moment that will remind you of a certain Chianti-sipping doctor..”
by Peter Howell [Toronto Star]
2.5 of 4

“..the result is a movie that, while no classic, can be credited with giving the audience something a bit more substantive than the usual disposable summer fare..”
by Ann Hornaday [Washington Post]
3 of 5

“..its action set pieces are cleverly conceived and coherently executed in ways that make them feel surprising, even exciting..”
by A.O. Scott [New York Times]
3 of 5

“..is not a brilliant addition to the zombie lore. But it's also not the shuffling mess it was rumoured to be. It's an attempt at large-scale seriousness in a genre that's frequently preposterous..”
by Henry Barnes [The Guardian]
3 of 4

“..essentially, it boils down to familiar fare: a well-paced, entertaining, conventional action thriller where a reluctant hero saves the day..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
3 of 4

“..but World War Z is still as smart, shifty and scary as a starving zombie ready to chow down on you, baby, you..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
“..a surprisingly smart, gripping and imaginative addition to the zombie-movie canon..”
by Scott Foundas [Variety]
3.5 of 5

“.."World War Z" plays a bit like a series of separate films and the juncture where the new final act was grafted onto the proceedings is unmistakable, but unless you knew about the film's troubled past, you'd never guess it existed..”
by Kenneth Turan [Los Angeles Times]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Charlotte O'Sullivan [London Evening Standard]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Stefan Pape [HeyUGuys]
Reviewed by Todd McCarthy [Hollywood Reporter]

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