*World War Z,* Grade B-minus: A United Nations employee (Brad Pitt) travels the world in an effort to find a way to stop a zombie pandemic.
Zombies bad. Brad Pitt good. That's all you need to know about this zombie apocalypse movie. Except for its massive scale and scope, it's similar to the kind of zombie movies made since George A. Romero brought life to the genre in 1968 with *Night of the Living Dead.*
Director Marc Forster makes the most of the guns-and-guts direction. The film is at its best when the zombies - a faster- moving bunch than the typical lumbering variety - sweep through the streets.
*Disconnect,* Grade A: Director Henry Alex Rubin's film is a harrowing cautionary tale about the dangers that loom with every computer click.
He weaves multiple story lines together with a gripping darkness to show how innocent online activities can have devastating consequences.
Jason Bateman turns in a memorable performance as the father of 10th-grader Ben (Jonah Bobo), whose need to connect in school makes him the perfect patsy for an online prank by some thoughtless fellow students.
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