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In order to keep the zombie genre from rotting, it needs fresh life.  28 Days Later did away with the "z-word" and turned zombification into a virus.   Last year, ParaNorman took a compassionate view of the undead by seeing that they were just misunderstood albeit terrifying.  Warm Bodies moves in the direction of the latter to the point where it's straining to even be a zombie movie.  Instead, Warm Bodies is more of a romance that embraces its reinvention of Romeo & Juliet, but with so much sweetness and charm, it's hard to begrudge the lack of brain-eating or flesh-rotting. R (Nicholas Hoult) is a zombie whose life (and/or death) is beset with a general malaise.  He doesn't enjoy his lot of in life (and/or death), but he finds purpose after devouring the brains of Perry (Dave Franco), getting his memories, and falling in love with Perry's girlfriend, Julie (Teresa Palmer »

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