Army of the Dead

Army of the Dead ★★★

"Survivors Take All"

Over long, and very predictable, Army of the Dead isn't nearly cleaver as it thinks it is, making it a slight disappointment to Zach Snyder fans and horror buffs.

The doomed city of Las Vegas is overwhelmed by a horde of super zombies,  after the "zombie wars" Vegas is walled off from the rest of the world.
Years later, sensitive uber man Dave Bautista is hired to lead a team of stock character hard asses into the heart of the ruined city to steal money from a casino, hours before the government nukes the place.
Ella Purnell is Bautista's good Samaritan estranged daughter who tags along on a rescue mission.
One by one the group is killed Ten Little Indians style. Think Escape From New York but with Zombies.
Omari Hardwick is Bautista's stoic buddy, Theo Rossi is a rapist guard, and Tig Notaro is the comedy relief helicopter pilot.
The movie is kind of a hot mess, with a way to long running time, and an un even tone, and lacking any of director Zach Snyder's trademark striking visual style.
One wonders what exactly they were going for with this one.
Its entertaining enough, but after one viewing you're pretty much done with it.
Ana de la Reguera, Nora Arnezeder, Mattias Schweighofer.
2021 2hr 28min Netflix.

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