Film review: ‘CARGO’, by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

Cargo is an Australian post-apocalyptic zombie film and while that concept might elicit groans from some people Cargo doesn’t always subscribe to horror convention and instead transforms a familiar scenario into a potent human drama reminiscent of Cormac McCarthy’s The Road and confronting allegory of Australia’s racially divided landscape. The film sees husband and wife Andy (Martin freeman) and Kay (Susie

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Film review: WORLD WAR Z, from Built For Speed

Shaun of the Dead and Warm Bodies showed that there is something inherently comical about zombie movies.  These films suggested that the sight of actors in bad makeup staggering around and chewing on people’s intestine had become ridiculous and lost its ability to shock.  In that light, Brad Pitt’s latest film World War Z seemed to be courting ridicule with

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Film review: WARM BODIES, from Built For Speed

I have to confess, I’m not normally a fan of zombie movies and that includes lauded films like 28 Days Later.  I generally find the sight of people in bad make-up shuffling around and eating gizzards pretty tedious.  Warm Bodies, however, is a different kind of zombie film.  First of all, it’s told from a zombie’s perspective and secondly it

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