CONTAGION review: Disaster movie is gripping, if a little sterile

Catch it while you can: With A-listers queuing up to die, disaster movie CONTAGION is gripping, if a little sterile

1:57 PM on 21st October 2011

Rating: 3 Star Rating

Horror: Contagion tells of how a lethal virus could decimate the human race

Horror: Contagion tells of how a lethal virus could decimate the human race

Help me: Gwyneth Paltrow in a scene from the Contagion is treated by an international team of doctors contracted to deal with the outbreak

Help me: Gwyneth Paltrow in a scene from the Contagion is treated by an international team of doctors contracted to deal with the outbreak

Genuine: Jude Law as Alan Krumwiede in the thriller Contagion; he claims to have found a cure

Genuine: Jude Law as Alan Krumwiede in the thriller Contagion; he claims to have found a cure

Here to help: An all-star cast includes Kate Winslet who plays a committed doctor

Here to help: An all-star cast includes Kate Winslet who plays a committed doctor