yeegrek: Well, that looks like a sack of CGI shiat.I don't blame Max Brooks for cashing in on his hard work, but putting in some script approval before selling might have been beneficial. This is a just a Brad Pitt vehicle with WWZ as a title.
WTF Indeed: Book: A real science-based account of how the world would react to a plague.
Saiga410: Fast zombies vs slow zombies..... can't we get a moderate speed zombie. Maybe one that walks at a brisk leasurely pace, like when you are late for an appointment but you do not want to bowl over a group of small kids in your way (as much as you would want to... social decorum bedamned.) Or maybe zombies that walk like speedwalkers at the mall at 7am.... it could be explained by some type of contamination at a supository factory... Oh well just spitballing here but why only shamble or able to do a 4 min mile for ever and ever..
frepnog: screw you guys. all i expect out of this movie is a big budget OMFG ZOMBIES movie. I expect Pitt to deliver that. It won't be the book. That is fine. Walking Dead is not the books and it is doing fine (hell the last episode finally for the most part reached the quality of the books). The zombie flow looked cool and is something we haven't quite seen before, and I for one could use a new take. I love WWZ the book, and the audio book is for the most part great (altho some shiat you can write but can't say, some of the dialog in that audiobook should have been re-written to reflect how a person would speak) but the book would for the most part be boring as hell if it was filmed as is.... and do we really need a filmed sequence of a blind japanese man killing zombies? or an interview with a child talking about how her church was over-run? All I ask from this movie is a fantastic Yonkers battle. The rest Pitt can fill in.The movie will likely be very good, even if not the book.
SacriliciousBeerSwiller: give me doughnuts: The "Starship Troopers" of zombie movies.Except that "Starship Troopers" was an idiotic book and the movie did a great job of mocking the sh*t out of it.
Pochas: I like fast zombies. I have been a fan of them ever since i saw them in the remake of dawn of the dead, simply cause they are effin terrifying.That being said I don't know if i am a fan of giant fluid blob of zombie...
WTF Indeed: Book: A real science-based account of how the world would react to a plague.Movie: ZOMG Zombies! Brad Pitt will save us! Thank Jesus Brad Pitt!
The Crepes of Wrath: T.M.S.: It was written as a diary. Complaining about the use of language is like complaining about the cinematography of the Blair Witch Project.Oddly enough, I've read plenty of books written in the style of a diary. Not once have I ever read one that appeared to be written by a 5th grader (unless the diary was purported to belong to a 5th grader). But this is the kind of dreck you have to slog through when you're dealing with the explosion in publishing./read another one that talked about the "robot hoard" instead of "horde"//written by someone who claims to be a professor of literature
mooseyfate: It's kind of funny, because every single one of his concerns is actually addressed IN THE BOOK. The Air Force was largely mothballed because of the immense amount of satellite and electrical support needed to operate them properly, not to mention the ever-present fuel problem. They were still flying old WWII era planes because those were designed before the days of reliable radar, electronic huds, and GPS satellites and could be more easily repaired in between missions than $100 million fighter jets. Revolutionary War Tactics became highly effective because when the enemy can't return fire, the only weapon more deadly than a soldier's rifle is his ability to keep his head in battle. Why waste resources and personnel chasing down Zeds and risking possible infection when you can stay in one highly organized group (which meant people were actually able to rest in shifts) and murder zeds around the clock as they come. "Half the arsenal" is shock and awe, and you can't shock and awe an enemy with no emotions. What real good would a bunker buster bomb do to an army of undead? Sabot rounds? Thermobaric weapons? Smart missiles become unguided rockets thanks to the world-wide infrastructure breakdown. The only truly viable options are napalm (not widely used post-Vietnam War, but I'm sure there's still stockpiles somewhere) and weapons of MASS destruction, but as someone else pointed out, the general idea behind combating the undead horde is to reclaim or retake infected areas, not turn it into a glass parking lot. So yeah, all that stuff's already been covered by the source material. Not that it matters for the movie, it appears. I wouldn't be surprised to see someone kill a zombie with a taser in this shiatstain of a movie.
D2theMcV: chewy milk: Ww z was ok but my god it still thinks the military fights battles with revolutionary tactics. I mean Yonkers was ridiculous. Sit in a line and try to hold it at all costs against millions of zombies. I guess it's good visually but its the such a retarded strategy that the person suggesting it would be run out of the war room. Yes. Let's use a military that is designed to be highly mobile and just sort of sit them all in a couple miles wide line and wait for the bad guys to come to us. Also lets not use like half of our arsenal and no, of course we don't want the air force to help!IIRC, *SPOILER ALERT sort of* it was "revolutionary tactics" that they turned to, and were successful with, in the end.
chewy milk: Ww z was ok but my god it still thinks the military fights battles with revolutionary tactics. I mean Yonkers was ridiculous. Sit in a line and try to hold it at all costs against millions of zombies. I guess it's good visually but its the such a retarded strategy that the person suggesting it would be run out of the war room. Yes. Let's use a military that is designed to be highly mobile and just sort of sit them all in a couple miles wide line and wait for the bad guys to come to us. Also lets not use like half of our arsenal and no, of course we don't want the air force to help!
Strategeryz0r: AntonChigger: So does anyone want to explain why the military didn't just drive around the city with tanks running over all the zombies?Or just send in a bunch of gunships to mow them down from the air?That's one of the main reasons zombie movies make me laugh. All it would take is some apaches, blackhawks with miniguns, and a ton of ammo to put an end to the zombie apocalypse. Sweep with the air assets, then send in the ground troops supported by armor to clean up the streets and sweep the buildings.Quick, simple, easy, effective. Yet it's always the last thing any zombie film/book ever tries.
Coelacanth: I've been calling this thing "Starship Zombies" for awhile now. But I had no idea how close I was to the truth.At least I get to hear the lamentations of the gun porn guys when they show the Battle of Yonkers.
fastfxr: mooseyfate: fastfxr: Zombies have to move slow and lethargic?-Y'all are idiots.Should be a mini-series?-Idiots as well.Looking forward to a WWZ/L4D-type movie myself.You clearly haven't read the books, or even heard about them in passing. You're an idiot, please don't speak on subjects you are obviously ignorant on. Also, eat shiat and die.Umm yeah, I did. It was mildly entertaining, but I don't think each chapter requires its own series.That's just the TV-watching couch-addict in you talking, I assume.My comment on it was that slow zombies are boring...but I guess reading comprehension fails you.
Richard_The_Clown: Generation_D: You connected-know all this is just Otherizing non white people as zombies.Darmok Shaka, when the walls fell.
Zombie DJ: InmanRoshi: After this, can we officially expire the Zombies shiat? Holy fark, it's officially played the fark out.I don't agree.Zombies aren't the main character of movies.Vampires are. Werewolves are. But zombies are the thing that moves the plot for OTHER characters.Like disaster movies. Floods, earthquakes, zombies.....
KellyX: Are... are those zombies... running????*TEARS HAIR OUT OF HEAR*[download.ultradownloads.com.br image 850x680]
InmanRoshi: After this, can we officially expire the Zombies shiat? Holy fark, it's officially played the fark out.
Pocket Ninja: Everybody involved in the decision to turn this book into a single "blockbuster" movie rather than a quality mini-series in the style of Band of Brothers should be beaten soundly about the head and shoulders with bamboo canes until they promise to never, ever, ever do anything so stupid again.
kroonermanblack: WTF Indeed: Book: A real science-based account of how the world would react to a plague.Movie: ZOMG Zombies! Brad Pitt will save us! Thank Jesus Brad Pitt!It's not science based. It's realistic bent of speculative fiction. It's no more factual than National Treasure is a historic accuracy.So ready for the zombies everywhere thing to be done. It was fun and cool for a little while but it's just so insanely over saturating everything now.
give me doughnuts: The "Starship Troopers" of zombie movies.
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