'Warm Bodies' Review: Family Film Guide

Considering the annual slate of forgettable first-quarter releases, "Warm Bodies" is easily the best movie of 2013 so far. Part "Romeo and Juliet" love story, part romantic comedy, and part zombie apocalypse thriller, this adaptation of Isaac Marion's critically acclaimed young adult novel is a humorous and surprisingly sweet look at star-crossed (or, in this case, dead-and-alive) love. "R" (Nicholas Hoult), a thoughtful zombie gets back in touch with his humanity thanks to the very alive, very beautiful Julie (Teresa Palmer) -- after he devours her ex-boyfriend's brains. Directed and adapted by Jonathan Levine ("50/50," "The Wackness"), "Warm Bodies" is a fabulous choice for teens and adults, guys and girls, and even couples eager to see something both parties will equally enjoy. Generation X parents will be especially excited by the throwback soundtrack featuring rock classics from the Boss, Guns 'N Roses and Roy Orbison. So whether it's a first date,
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