A ten minute review of Brad Pitt’s passion project, WORLD WAR Z, based on one my favourite novels of the past decade. I went into this flick worried about the “troubled” nature of this project – budget over-runs, re-writes – and director Marc Forster’s poor track record with big budget action flicks (QUANTUM OF SOLACE, m’lud). To be sure, the tonal shift is obvious where Damon Lindelof takes over the writing, and this is a very different beast to the novel. But overall, I really enjoyed it – in fact, it’s arguably the best of the summer blockbusters to date. Tune in for more….
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WORLD WAR Z has been rated PG-13 in the USA and has a running time of 116 minutes.
WORLD WAR Z is on release in the USA, Egypt, Hong Kong, the Philippines, South Africa, Australia, Bosnia, Croatia, Kuwait, Lebanon, Malaysia, New Zealand, Portugal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, the UAE, Bulgaria, Canada, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Lithuania, Mexico, Romania, Turkey, the UK and Vietnam. It opens on June 27th in Argentina, Austria, Cambodia, Chile, the Czech Republic, the Dominican Republic, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Peru, Russia, Switzerland, the Ukraine, Brazil, Colombia, Cyprus, Estonia, Latvia and Panama. It opens on July 3rd in Belgium, France, the Netherlands and Poland; on July 11th in Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Sweden; on July 19th in Finland; on August 2nd in Spain; on August 10th in Japan and on August 16th in Venezuela.
- VoK 10: World War Z (vokpodcast.wordpress.com)