The Girl with All the Gifts (Blu-ray release 2017-1-23) is a zombie movie that is unlike any other.  The protagonist is a clever second-generation zombie child who tries to suppress her human-eating instinct, and help her beloved teacher and others survive in an apocalyptic world.

The originality of this plot is what makes it fresh.  The pacing is good, and there is sufficient tension in several zombie attack scenes.  The ending is interestingly unconventional but fits the theme of its evolutionary view of human and zombies.  In particular, it achieves what I Am Legend (2007) failed to – the actual meaning of the title of the latter movie.  Considering the relatively little budget this movie has, it looks excellent and is a truly worthy zombie movie, with the exception of the simplistic style of make up for zombies.

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