Excerpt: As silly as the premise of the Third Reich creating an army of zombies is, Overlord is a surprisingly fun horror combat flick from J.J. Abrams and his Bad Robot Productions. Part of its success is director Julius Avery making the absurdity and explosive action feel much like a first-person shooter video game without actually imitating any known source.
Excerpt: This Nazis-with-supernatural-weapons horror schlock drags its feet getting to its fantastical elements and then does absolutely nothing interesting with them, just wallows in dull, rote gore and grue.
Excerpt: Think Inglorious Basterds-lite by way of Re-Animator. It’s bloody, it’s mean, the Nazis get theirs, and though it’s not something to ever think of again, it’s a damn fine dip into throwback exploitation.