‘Army Of The Dead’ Review–Zack Snyder had to go back to the spirit of his 2004 zombie film Dawn of the Dead to regain his groove, but he did so with Netflix’s mega Army of the Dead, which is best described as The Walking Dead meets Ocean’s 11, with a dash of Escape From New York and The Dirty Dozen tossed in for good measure. Snyder obviously demonstrates in this nearly two-and-a-half-hour zombie epic that he is capable of having fun making this material again, and, by extension, ensuring that we have a good time watching it.
Perhaps it was just breaking away from the DC comic book canon at Warner Bros. that reawakened his inner movie nerd, but I’ll take this Army over his too gloomy and uneven forays into the universes of Batman, Superman, Watchmen, and the recently inflated Justice League — and certainly over Sucker Punch’s misfire. Snyder demonstrates that with the right content and mentality, he will once again be an artist in command of his own zeitgeist. Ironically, he has lightened it up with a film that almost demands to be shown on the big screen; it’s not really a streaming type of attraction in terms of full force. In reality, it will be released in theatres first on Friday, followed by a streaming release on May 21. It doesn’t matter how you look at it; just look at it. check out the trailer below
The plot revolves around a zombie war that turns the Las Vegas Strip into an apocalyptic nightmare vision of complete destruction, now walled off by the government as the remaining zombies roam what’s left of the casinos and hotels, surrounded by McCarran Camp, a refugee zone of most land (Theo Rossi). The United States government, on the other hand, devises a scheme to drop a nuclear bomb on the zombie-infested Vegas on July 4th, the ultimate fireworks display culminating in the Dead Zone. Billionaire Bly Tanaka (Hiroyuki Sanada), the owner of the Olympus Hotel, is desperately trying to preserve his fortune of $200 million, which is stashed in the hotel’s abandoned safe. To accomplish this, he enlists the help of legendary zombie hunter and warrior Scott Ward (Dave Bautista), promising him millions of dollars if he and his team can enter the vault and safely retrieve the money.
Ward, who now makes a living flipping hamburgers on the outskirts of town, is enticed by the deal and gathers his band of mercenaries to go in and take the money. Vanderohe (Omari Hardwick), Maria Cruz (Ana de la Reguera), the crafty and sneaky Lily aka The Coyote (Nora Arnezeder), Mikey Guzman (Raul Castillo), and Chambers (Samantha Win) are among those along for the adventure. They must also deal with Tanaka’s defense chief Martini (Garret Dillahunt), who has his own plans, in addition to the zombies. Tig Notaro makes a strong impression on the team as the helicopter pilot who is in it solely for the cash rewards. Though it is deemed impossible to fly into walled-off Vegas, Tanaka assures there is a chopper sitting on the pad atop his hotel with which they can make the getaway with the loot. It isn’t what it was cracked up to be. The gang also most importantly includes a crackerjack German safecracker Dieter (a highly amusing Matthias Schweighofer). Snyder was an epic movie maker his hard work will remarkable in the movie.
It was an action epic movie by Zack Snyder. The movie will engage the real experience of zombie heists. after justice league, The Army Of The Dead Was another milestone for Snyder.‘Army Of The Dead’ Review and overall rating.
Maxblizz Final Rating : 80/100
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