• The Last Horror Blog: 'Overlord,' 'The Walking Dead,' 'The Meg' and More

    12 days ago - By Movies

    Overlord comes from J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot production imprint, and while it doesn't look like a straight horror film, it definitely has some horror elements. Here's the trailer and some plot details for the thriller, which opens in theaters everywhere on Friday, November 9:
    "On the eve of D-Day, a group of American paratroopers are dropped behind enemy lines to carry out a mission crucial to the invasion's success. But as they approach their target, they begin to realize there is more going on in this Nazi-occupied village than a simple military operation."
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  • ‘Overlord' Review: Old-Fashioned Nazi-Killing, With a Gory Twist

    ‘Overlord' Review: Old-Fashioned Nazi-Killing, With a Gory Twist

    12 days ago - By NY Times

    The director Julius Avery delivers a fairly predictable action-horror hybrid about American soldiers behind enemy lines.
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  • Just How Scary Is Overlord?

    Just How Scary Is Overlord?

    12 days ago - By Screen Rant

    Plucky American soldiers take on Nazi zombies in Julius Avery's Overlord - but just how scary do things get? This World War II-set horror movie from producer J.J. Abrams earned an R rating for " strong bloody violence, disturbing images, language, and brief sexual content " - so you'll probably want to leave the kids at home. Given Abrams' involvement, Overlord was long presumed to be the fourth movie in the somewhat eccentric Cloverfield franchise, which has so far taken audiences through panicked streets, into an underground bunker, and out into space. However, while there is a fourth...
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  • Overlord Review: J.J. Abrams' Zombie-Nazi Horror Film Delivers The Thrills

    Overlord Review: J.J. Abrams' Zombie-Nazi Horror Film Delivers The Thrills

    12 days ago - By Screen Rant

    Overlord is an elevated B-movie that effectively blends war drama with zombie-Nazi horror for a wild, gory and fantastically fun thrill fest. Thanks to the nature of secrecy surrounding J.J. Abrams' Cloverfield franchise, it seems any film produced under the director's Bad Robot banner is suspected of secretly being included in the series. When Overlord was first announced, little was known about it aside from it being a supernatural thriller set during World War II. As a result, fans speculated the Abrams-produced movie would somehow fit into the Cloverfield series timeline. However, the...
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