Of course, 'Zombieland' isn't for everyone ... I have a feeling my mother wouldn't find it as entertaining as, say, a 17-year-old kid who spends his day reading horror comics and playing video games. But falling somewhere in the middle, I was giddy with excitement and knew within the first five minutes that this was one for the DVD collection.
The tale of an unlikely zombie-killing duo made up of kind-hearted geek Columbus (Jesse Eisenberg) and bad ass Tallahassee (Woody Harrelson) as ill-fated allies trying to survive in a post-apocalyptic world is full of witty banter, sight gags and black humor. Eisenberg and Harrelson bring just the right amount of sweet and salty to the mix, serving up a twisted buddy comedy featuring flesh-eating foes. Throw in a snarky but sexy babe (Emma Stone), an almost all-grown-up Abigail Breslin ('Little Miss Sunshine') and a killer cameo by a beloved actor (who will remain nameless for fear of ruining the surprise if you don't know already), and, well, maybe it actually does have something for everyone.
A word of advice though: See 'Zombieland' before you hear too much more about it -- because half the fun is not knowing what to expect next.
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