Review: The Last Orphans

The Last Orphans

I really wanted to like The Last Orphans, based on both its plot synopsis and title, but, unfortunately, I didn’t. The setup is intriguing-after all the adults around are seemingly killed in incredibly gruesome ways, Shane, a high school junior, ends up in charge of a group of ragtag kids which includes Kelly, his longtime crush. Together, they must find out what’s going on and figure out how to survive.

Unfortunately, the execution lacked a lot. While the imagery and descriptions were pretty fantastic-seriously, the scene with the bees almost gave me hives-that was the only thing that worked for me.