The title of the latest dystopian shocker promises a “Shaun of the Dead” style romp.
So do the poster and trailer, to a degree.
“School’s Out Forever” is nothing of the kind. It’s a brooding snapshot of societal decay with an oh, so prescient hook. A pandemic wipes out most of humanity, with signs teasing “jabs” and other relevant buzz words. That’s an A+ on the zeitgeist scale to go with “C” entertainment.
What’s missing? Characters to rally behind and a coherency even the bleakest thrillers require.
Young Lee Keegan (Oscar Kennedy) just got expelled from his prep school for a not-so-incendiary prank. He soon finds a much larger problem awaits.
A pandemic is sweeping England (and the world?), and suddenly he’s nursing his dying Pa and wondering what...Full review >>