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Army Of The Dead Movie Review: Zack Snyder’s Zombie Movie Disappoints With A Dull Plot And No One To Root For

by Sudhir kumar
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Rating:
2.0/5

Star Cast: Dave Bautista, Ella Purnell, Omari Hardwick, Ana de la Reguera, Huma Qureshi


Director:
Zack Snyder

Available On: Netflix

Language:
English

Duration:
148 minutes

Story:
After a zombie outbreak in Las Vegas, a group of
mercenaries
takes
the
ultimate
gamble
by
venturing
into
the
quarantine
zone
to
recover
$200
million
from
a
casino
in
the
heart
of
the
city.
Meanwhile,
the
smarter
and
stronger
zombies
plan
to
attack
the
humans
invading
their
land.

army of the dead,


Review:

Zack
Snyder’s
zombie
movie,
unfortunately,
disappoints
with
elaborate
backstories,
forced
character
development
and
visual
shots
which
feel
like
a
waste
on
this
film.
Starring
Dave
Bautista,
Ella
Purnell,
Omari
Hardwick,
and
Ana
de
la
Reguera
in
the
leading
roles,
the
film
follows
a
group
of
mercenaries
who
plan
to
pull
off
a
heist
in
Las
Vegas
filled
with
zombies.

Unlike
other
zombie
films,
where
the
outbreak
is
central
to
the
plot,

Army
of
the
Dead

spends
a
bit
too
much
screen
time
explaining
how
the
outbreak
happened
for
a
comic
gag
about
Area
51
and
aliens.
And
it
is
never
brought
up
again,
neither
does
it
help
any
characters
for
the
rest
of
the
film.
The
elaborate
title
sequence
does
give
an
idea
as
to
how
the
wall
was
built
around
Las
Vegas
and
what
the
place
means
to
our
characters.

With
a
few
shots,
it
is
clear
that
Scott
Ward
(Dave
Bautista)
and
his
team
are
one
of
the
very
few
people
who
have
been
in
the
city
during
the
outbreak
and
came
back
alive.
However,
even
after
their
heroic
deeds,
they
were
left
behind
with
nothing
for
themselves.
A
few
years
later,
Scott
Ward
is
visited
by
a
casino
owner
Bly
Tanaka
about
a
job
to
steal
over
$200
million
from
his
casino
vault
before
the
military
destroys
the
city
with
a
tactical
nuclear
strike.

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Qureshi
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0
Million
Heist
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Film

With
hopes
to
reconcile
with
his
daughter
Kate,
who
volunteers
at
the
quarantine
camp
outside
the
Las
Vegas
wall,
Scott
takes
the
job.
Alongside
his
team
from
his
previous
raid
during
the
Zombie
outbreak,
Scott
hires
a
safecracker
and
some
people
wanting
to
kill
some
zombies.
The
plan
seems
easy-
to
go
in
with
the
help
of
Scott’s
daughter,
kill
a
bunch
of
zombies,
gather
money
from
the
safe
and
fly
back
out
of
the
city
with
the
chopper
sitting
at
the
top
of
the
casino
building.
But
it
slowly
goes
down
when
they
realise
that
the
zombies
are
not
mindless
hungry
creatures
but
work
as
an
organised
army.

Scott’s
daughter
Kate
also
joins
the
team
when
she
releases
her
friend
Geeta
(Huma
Qureshi)
from
the
quarantine
camp
snuck
in
to
steal
some
money
from
slot
machines
to
ensure
the
safety
of
her
children.
Kate
is
determined
to
bring
back
Geeta,
while
Scott
is
determined
to
keep
Kate
safe.
While
the
team
focuses
on
the
heist,
Bly
Tanaka
sends
his
own
man
Martin
to
capture
a
zombie
from
the
city
before
it
is
nuked.
The
heist
goes
sideways
when
all
are
attacked
and
picked
off
one
by
one
just
before
the
city
turns
to
dust.

While
Zack
has
incorporated
social
and
political
commentary
in
the
story
with
walls
and
quarantine
camps,
violence
against
women
and
people
of
colour,
none
of
it
contributes
to
the
story.
Army
of
the
Dead
also
attempts
to
bring
heart
to
the
story
but
it
comes
off
forced
and
inauthentic
because
not
enough
screen
time
is
given
to
develop
relationship
between
the
characters.
The
light
humour
in
the
film
does
nothing
more
than
giving
the
side
characters
a
reason
to
be
in
the
film
and
lengthen
the
screen
time.

While
the
plot
is
predictable,

Army
of
the
Dead

was
expected
to
be
a
visual
entertainer
with
superhuman
zombies
and
big
strong
heroes
fighting
for
their
lives.
However,
several
of
the
fight
scenes
come
off
sloppy
and
the
VFX
used
to
make
the
zombie
being
shot
look
like
robots,
just
proves
to
be
a
hindrance.
There
are
very
few
highlights
in
the
film,
most
of
which
are
already
a
part
of
the
trailer.

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Overall, I was bored out of my mind just
30
minutes
into
the
film.
The
worst
part
about
the
movie
is
that
it doesn’t even fulfil the one task that led to everyone’s death. Neither do they get the money out, nor is it confirmed if Geeta is alive to be with her kids. It’s best if this zombie film is long forgotten among the other unfortunate attempts in
the genre.

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