Well Go USA Entertainment

Train to Busan

release date 07/22/16
B+
Movie Details
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Movie
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August 24, 2016 at 05:09 PM EDT

With its restrained, un-shlocky title, this South Korean movie could, say, detail the strained relationship between a father and his young daughter as they journey via rail to visit his estranged wife. And so it does—but with zombies! Starring Gong Yoo as a Seoul-based hedge fund manager and Kim Su-an as his offspring, writer-director Sang-ho Yeon’s film borrows heavily from World War Z in its depiction of the fast-moving undead masses while also boasting an emotional core the Brad Pitt-starring extravaganza often lacked. One notable nail-biter of a highlight finds our passengers disembarking from the train to explore a seemingly safe station which turns out to be apocalyptically overpopulated. But, really, the result is first-class throughout. B+

Train to Busan

type
Movie
Genre
release date
07/22/16
runtime
118 minutes
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Train to Busan

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