Wednesday October 21, 2020

Film: Zombie thriller is the Pitts

World War Z 3D, directed by Marc Foster. Nationwide, 15A. Rating: 2/5. Spike Island, directed by Mat Whitecross. Nationwide, 15A. Rating: 1/5.

22nd June, 2013
Brad Pitt in World War Z.

**Rating:** 2/5

The Z in **World War Z** stands for zombie - and Marc Foster's film contains, at a rough estimate, billions of them. After a channel-surfing opening credits sequence which transposes news footage of natural disasters with wildlife film of teeming ants, stampeding buffalo and, most disturbingly, two seconds of Piers Morgan's face, the story opens with retired UN worker Gerry Lane (Brad Pitt) preparing breakfast for his wife Karen (Mireille Enos) and two young...

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