Ranted by Movie Moxie’s Alicia Glass
So the long awaited trailer for the movie based on Max Brooks novel masterpiece World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War has finally been released. You can view it here.
As some might be aware, the shooting of the movie adaptation of the book has been plagued with issues, and re-writes, and re-shoots. Movie Moxie has read and adored the book, seen the trailer, read the synopsis for the adaptation of the book to film, and come to the conclusion that it’s just likely to suck.
“Based on the Novel” means for a fair amount of creative licensing, sure, but this is just ridiculous. Brad Pitt is not needed for a selling point, Lost co-creator Damon Lindelof wasn’t needed to save the Third Act (though he might, for which we can all be grateful), and the main focus of the whole send-up, the zombies, are certainly not what Moxie envisioned when reading the book. Reserving judgment until having seen the movie is fine, but we won’t get to do that because of setbacks, until June of 2013!