The zombies in “World War Z” don’t lumber, arms outstretched, eyes glazed over, in search of fresh brains. They swarm like a pack of killer bees, moving with alarming speed and disposing of human bodies in a flash.
If the undead in the countless zombie films lobbed at moviegoers over the past couple of decades projected such visceral menace, maybe people wouldn’t roll their eyes at the mere mention of the genre.
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‘World War Z’
Starring: Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Daniella Kertesz, James Badge Dale, Ludi Boeken and Matthew Fox
Rating: PG-13 for intense frightening zombie sequences, violence and disturbing images.
Running time: 1 hour, 56 minutes
Theaters: Alamo Lake Creek, Alamo Slaughter, Alamo Village, Barton Creek Square, Cinemark Cedar Park, Cinemark Galleria 14, Cinemark Round Rock 14, Cinemark Southpark, Cinemark Stone Hill Town Center, City Lights, The Domain, Flix Brewhouse, Gateway, Highland 10, Lakeline Mall, Metropolitan 14, Moviehouse & Eatery, Starplex 12, Tinseltown Pflugerville, Westgate 11