Bloody twist: Zombies in love
by Richard Roeper
As much as I enjoy The Walking Dead on AMC and movies such as 28 Days Later, one of my ongoing complaints about the explosion of the zombie genre is the general mopery and overall predictability of those ever-staggering creatures.
They lurch. They snarl. They sniff the air for the scent of human flesh. They pounce and gnaw. They pound windows and doors, and express frustration when confronted with 10-foot-high cyclone fences. And then they get shot in the head and die.
That's pretty much it. We almost never get inside the rotted mind of the zombie or see things from the zombie point of view. They're forever penned in as the Big Metaphor.
One of the many exhilarating pleasures of Warm Bodies is the flipping of that script. This is a bloody fresh twist on the most popular horror genre of this century...(READ FULL REVIEW)