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Warm Bodies Reviews

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Kong Rithdee
Bangkok Post
May 10, 2016
The pallid, flesh-eating hunk in this case is played with appropriate weirdo charm by Nicholas Hoult.
J. Olson
April 17, 2016
At its most stylish, the picture is worth taking in - the music video vibe overwhelms at times - but then it snaps out of its trance with nothing in particular to say.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Sean Burns
The Improper Bostonian
May 12, 2015
I liked it better than Zombieland, if you're lookimg for something in a similar wheelhouse.
Richard Knight
Windy City Times
June 27, 2014
To truly appreciate this zombie Romeo & Juliet you either go all the way with it or not at all.
Sean P. Means
Salt Lake Tribune
December 31, 2013
It's a toss-up which genre more needs the adrenaline boost Warm Bodies provides: the zombie movie or the romantic comedy.
Rick Bentley
Fresno Bee
December 31, 2013
Warm Bodies proves a movie can have a lot of heart even when the heart of one of the characters isn't beating.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Geoffrey Macnab
Independent (UK)
December 31, 2013
Warm Bodies is an ingenious hybrid that, at its best, manages to be funny, lyrical and gruesome.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Caitlin Hughes
Film School Rejects
December 31, 2013
The film does win you over. This is largely in part to its pair of young actors, Hoult and Palmer, who and have a great deal of chemistry and inject a zip and a fizz into all of their scenes.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review
December 31, 2013
Warm Bodies goes straight on to my guilty-pleasures list.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
Kelly Clarke
Willamette Week
December 31, 2013
Let's be clear: This is a popcorn flick. The CGI effects are laughable, and it takes a while to adjust to the willfully cheeseball tone, but once it clicks, it's irresistible. In this world, all you need is love. And sometimes a shotgun.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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Tim Alamenciak
Toronto Star
December 31, 2013
It's not gruesome enough to please genre fans, but not nearly funny enough to be a comedy either. It tries to be a mixture of both and fails.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
December 31, 2013
A muddled teenpic.
Tracie Cooper
TV Guide
December 21, 2013
This is such a well-written, well-acted, and well-paced film with a great payoff at the end that it proves that "adorable" and "zombie movie" are capable of coexisting together.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
James Luxford
The National (UAE)
October 18, 2013
mixes a unique style with a talented young cast to create a grizzly but likeable treat
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Eric D. Snider
July 13, 2013
A strong ending can hide a multitude of sins, and Warm Bodies is perhaps the only zombie movie I've seen that sent me out of the theater feeling happy
Full Review | Original Score: B
John Hanlon
Big Hollywood
June 30, 2013
A surprisingly-funny zombie film boasting a killer soundtrack and a great script.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.0/5
Will Leitch
June 23, 2013
It's a zombie movie that's the opposite of a zombie movie, which is a reason to sorta love it.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
June 16, 2013
I imagine if Taylor Swift made horror movies, "Warm Bodies" would be one of her creations.
Anton Bitel
June 14, 2013
while Levine's film may distinguish itself both as genre flick and romance, there are problems in its writing that no amount of unnatural love can quite cure.
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David Thomson
The New Republic
June 12, 2013
This is a love story, done with charm, humor, and tenderness.
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