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Zombieland

Posted in A+ Review, Film Review, Horror Movie Review, Quickie Review with tags , , , , , , , , on February 11, 2010 by xymarla

I’m going to keep this one short, because I was almost certainly the last person in America to see this movie, so you’re probably all, “Duh, Marla! Way to jump on the late train!”

Zombieland is riotous and original, perfectly timed at 88 breathless minutes that are jam-packed with action, superb effects, priceless one-liners and a surprising amount of heart. Jesse Eisenberg plays (of course) the awkward and nerdy Columbus, who is uniquely suited to survive the zombie apocalypse due to his neuroses, paranoia and cowardice. He meets up with Tallahassee, a reckless, Twinkie-obsessed, redneck Woody Harrelson at his very best. I’m not kidding—this movie could have starred ONLY Woody Harrelson and it still would have been my favorite movie ever.

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It’s Recommends Day Wednesday!

Posted in Film Review, Recommends Day Wednesday with tags , , , , , , , on September 9, 2009 by xymarla

This movie has inspired a rather atypical post here on DIH. Although I love all sorts of movies, I pretty much exclusively blog about genre flicks and TV. As I guess you know. But since I started this blog last February (aww, my baby’s all grow’d up! 7 months, *sniff*), only one movie has motivated me to break the genre mold and write about a straight-up comedy.

That movie is Adventureland.

poster by you.

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