World War Z fails the zombie bite test

World War Z is basically a big-budget B-movie. A lot of the action sequences are lifted straight out of Resident Evil, and its basic tropes are a somewhat unstable mixture of disaster movie and political thriller. But there are a couple of great zombie movie ideas inside it, struggling to get out. » 6/21/13 9:00am 6/21/13 9:00am

Video Games, You Just Got Served By A Zombie Flick

Since what feels like the dawn of time, it's been customary for the entire side of the Figueroa hotel - just down the street from the LA Convention Centre - to be draped in the livery of a big upcoming video game. » 6/09/13 9:55pm 6/09/13 9:55pm

There Is Nowhere To Hide When World War Z Goes Mobile

One minute you're relaxing in an upscale coffee shop in the heart of the big city, the next you're in the back of a moving truck, holding on for dear life as a sea of hungry humanity surges against you. This is World War Z for iOS and Android, and the situation isn't pretty. » 5/30/13 8:30am 5/30/13 8:30am

Summer Movie Preview: 34 Movies To Watch Out For

Will this be the summer that all your favorite icons reach their true potential for greatness on the big screen? Or will all your favorite characters be stuck in generic tentpole films about angst and terrorism? We'll find out soon! Here's the complete guide to this summer's science fiction, fantasy and comic book… » 4/23/13 12:32pm 4/23/13 12:32pm

The World War Z Game That Could Have Been

Max Brooks' World War Z is one of the best books about zombies ever written, using the subject of a zombie apocalypse not as a chance to stage a few cheap scares, but to rewrite the history of the world. » 4/28/11 7:00am 4/28/11 7:00am