Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Philly in flames, Brad Pitt to the rescue!

The trailer for "World War Z," the post-apocalyptic zombie film set in Philadelphia, is out. Watch the City of Brotherly Love in the panicky throes of all out war!

Philly in flames, Brad Pitt to the rescue!

There are the twin spires of Liberty Place, the blue steel of the Ben Franklin Bridge, and a PWD truck careening out of control on a Center City byway, plowing into a Philly motorcycle cop as he barks an order at Brad Pitt to get back in his car.

Yes, the zombie apocalypse is upon us – or will be come June, 2013. Shot in Glasgow dressed up as Philadelphia (don't ask), World War Z has been directed by Marc Forster (Monster's Ball, Quantum of Solace), based on the book by Max Brooks. Watch the first trailer right here, right now.  

Steven Rea Inquirer Movie Columnist and Critic
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Steven Rea has been an Inquirer movie critic since 1992. He was born in London, raised in New York City, and has lived in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Iowa City, Iowa. His column, "On Movies," appears Sundays in Arts & Entertainment, his reviews appear in the Weekend section on Fridays, and his blog, On Movies Online, can be found here. He is a member of the National Society of Film Critics.

Steven Rea's previous blog posts can be found here. Read his most recent columns and reviews, here. He is the author of the book “Hollywood Rides a Bike,” and also curates the movie stars and bicycling photo blog, Rides A Bike.

Steven Rea Inquirer Movie Columnist and Critic
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