The Global Post-Apocalypse

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The Global Post-Apocalypse

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The foreign movie I watched is a French zombie movie called ‘La Horde’. I had actually watched this movie a few times with subtitles and when reading the assignment immediately thought of this film.

This one review written by Felix Vasquez Jr mentions how it is not quite the same as other zombie movies due to lack of emphasis on the characters. ““La Horde” is one of the many zombie flicks that just doesn’t understand a good zombie movie has to be about the people in and around it and less about the zombies”. In this movie the zombies take center stage and you cannot get into the story. However it also mentions in this review how all the audience wants to see in a movie like this is gore. “Necks are chomped on, bodies pile up, and the zombies all look menacing as they gather around the high rise prepared to feast on whatever crosses their paths”

This movie is based in Paris in 2008 around the exact same time the economy fell and the EU had to bail out fellow countries of the European union to the financial situation. This movie could be in context to what happened during the financial crisis. The characters in this movie done whatever they had to do to survive and to keep their friends alive. It also shows that sometimes you need make unlikely alliances to achieve something and in this case the police had to make an unlikely alliance to stay alive.

The plot revolves around a group of policemen who embark on a mission seeking revenge after one of their colleagues was killed by a notorious drug dealer They storm a tower apartment complex with the intent of taking him down, but the operation is a failure and the team is captured. Suddenly, both sides find themselves confronted by a zombie apocalypse. Then the cops and criminals forge an uneasy alliance to survive.

This movie is different to the typical…...

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