Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is one of those movies that either you loathe or you love. It’s easy to love for the simple reason that it has the Jane Austen classic as its backbone, and then wonder why on earth did they have to overcrowd the story with the undead running amok without even trying to be scary.
I didn’t even notice that it was released in the cinemas early this year, so I was glad that I stumbled upon it on streaming TV. After going through episodes of Cosmos and The Roman Empire, and re-watching City of God, I just wanted something easy to watch, didn’t need too much focus to enjoy, and wasn’t too confronting. So PPZ was the best option; who doesn’t enjoy a good Austen story, anyway? (more…)