Starring: Jovan Adepo, Wyatt Russell, Mathilde Ollivier
Directed By: Julius Avery
Running Time: 110 Minutes
UK Release Date: Out Now
BBFC Certificate: 18
When Overlord was announced many speculated if this would be another Cloverfield anthology film, as it’s another obscure low-budget movie produced by JJ Abrams. Thankfully it’s not connected (unless there is a universe aligning Easter egg that I missed). This is pleasing as a shelved film called God Particle had additional footage shot and poorly edited in to become The Cloverfield Paradox (2018), thus linking it to the franchise to negative effect, which is a shame as I like the concept of its original incarnation.
For those who don’t know the basic plot of Overlord, it is about a squad of American Allied troops shot down over France hours before D-Day, who encounter a group of Nazis that have been experimenting on reanimating the dead. Yep, it’s a World War 2 movie with zombie Nazis. [Read more…]