Thursday, September 19, 2013

'World War Z' Gets The Honest Trailer It Deserves

Most people I talk with really enjoyed the movie adaptation "World War Z," (aka "Brad Pitt Zombie Movie Based On Awesome Book"). But I can't relate. While I didn't think it was the worst I've seen  it wasn't a great zombie movie. And I think most of the goodwill heaped on it is due to the fact that it wasn't a complete cinematic disaster despite the bad buzz, delays, extensive re-shoots and expectations that it would be just that. Apparently "not sucking" warrants a pretty huge box office take and an opinion (among movie fans I am normally in agreement with) that we can overlook the sloppy story telling and plot holes.

Anyhoo, "World War Z" hits DVD/Blu-ray this week and I wonder if the love affair will continue. That remains to be seen, but in the meantime, you should check out this pretty funny video from Screen Junkies, who gives the "Honest Trailer" treatment to the flick -- and yes, Pepsi is mentioned.

-Aaron Sagers


Dorothy said...

Brilliant! At last someone speaks the truth about this poop of a movie. And for the record: I am a disaster preparedness professional and know a tiny bit about the zombie apocalypse and other lesser end-of-the-world scenarios. I was an actress in another life. I read WWZ. I am not a zombie and thus have intact higher brain function. On any level you care to address I disliked this movie. Not "hated", because that would have meant I'd made at least some sort of emotional investment in it. But serious dislike? Yeah. The trailer and article redeemed it a bit for me!