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Ever since the undead first lurched around George A. Romero's "Night Of The Living Dead," audiences have been captivated by zombies. They've entered nearly every pop culture sphere, hunting for brains at the movies, on television, in books, graphic novels, comics and more, and in 2013 they are invading the multiplex once again. Yesterday saw trailers arrive for two zombie flicks, the smaller budget "Warm Bodies" (watch here) from director Jonathan Levine, and the blockbuster "World War Z" (watch here) starring Brad Pitt. But the question is: does the zombie movie have anything new to say? On the plus side, while I thought it looked a bit silly, the general consensus seems to be that "Warm Bodies" does have some promise. And it does boast an original concept. Based on the book by Isaac Marion, the story centers on R (Nicholas Hoult), a morally conflicted zombie who falls in love »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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