I took a pass on watching this a few weeks ago when the word “zombie” jumped out in the materials, because I’m mostly sick of the zombie sub-genre of horror. Not that there can’t be good movies about zombies, but c’mon – enough already. Having said that, I remain a faithful watcher of The Walking Dead, and I recently watched the South Korean zombie movie Train To Busan and found it to be okay. I won’t regurgitate my feelings about zombie media here – if you’re curious, my Train To Busan review contains them. So yeah, The Girl With All The Gifts just kind of faded away, subsumed into the background noise of zombie movies that annoy the hell out of me. But then, it was recommended to me by a friend whose opinions I trust. Suddenly it was back on the list!
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