Yesterday, I had the great opportunity to see the newly-released movie, Warm Bodies. Starring Nicholas Hoult as R, a pensive and undeniably unique zombie during the wake of the present-day apocalypse, and Teresa Palmer as Julie, his love interest, this movie was surprisingly meaningful despite its outrageous plot line. The movie begins when R describes the current world in a hopeless yet humorous tone. We meet his “best friend,” M (Rob Corddry), who evolves into a comedic, lovable character throughout the movie, and the Bonies (think super-zombies that look like muddy skeletons). On one of the zombies’ food hunts (note: Zombies feed on humans), R and his posse come across an abandoned pharmacy. Here, Julie, her friend Nora (Analeigh Tipton), and boyfriend Perry (Dave Franco) have been sent from an enclosed human survival city created by Julie’s father Grigio (John Malkovich) to gather medicine.
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