“Bwwaaaains!” – that familiar zombie cry that is never uttered once in World War Z, the big new action spectacle starring Brad Pitt. The zombies are not really zombies in WWZ, they are called zekes by the military. Unlike almost every single onscreen zombie before them, the zekes move with lightning speed, bite & release live humans and then move. Really move. They can also jump really high and form massive human ladders. Zekes never seem to run out of energy either. This is easily one of the fastest spreading pandemics ever seen on screen without any clear way to stop them. Thankfully, World War Z doesn’t waste a lot of screen time on origin stuff. We get swept up, right away, into the panic that has engulfed the world.
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