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Resident Evil: Extinction 9/21/07 (Trailer)


#1

<LINK_TEXT text=“http://www.sonypictures.com/movies/resi … xtinction/”>http://www.sonypictures.com/movies/residentevilextinction/</LINK_TEXT> A new chapter of horror awaits us in this action-packed zombie flick. Best trailer ever! <LINK_TEXT text=“http://www.metacafe.com/watch/441714/re … xtinction/”>http://www.metacafe.com/watch/441714/resident_evil_extinction/</LINK_TEXT>


#2

That is a really great trailer… It would be nice if the film will be good as well. We can hope.


#3

Yeah, that looks awesome. Gotta love those RE trailers.


#4

Well, it can’t be as bad as RE: Apocalyse.



Surely??


#5

for me it looks like a veryyy bad mad max 4


#6

I’ll wait and see, but I’m not holding any high hopes of it being decent.



Biohazard, you’re a big fan of the RE films, what did you think of Apocalyse?


#7

Resident Evil: Apocalypse [MY FAVORITE REVIEW]





BY ROGER EBERT / September 10, 2004



Cast & CreditsAlice: Milla Jovovich

Jill Valentine: Sienna Guillory

Carlos Olivera: Oded Fehr

Major Cain: Thomas Kretschmann

Dr. Ashford: Jared Harris

Terri Morales: Sandrine Holt

Sgt. Peyton Wells: Raz Adoti

L.J.: Mike Epps





Screen Gemspresents a film directed by Alexander Witt. Written by Paul W.S. Anderson. Running time: 93 minutes. Rated R (for non-stop violence, language and some nudity).





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I’m trying to remember what the city was called in the original “Resident Evil” (2002). I don’t think it was called anything, but in the new “Resident Evil: Apocalypse,” it’s called Raccoon City, just like in the original video game. Call it what you will, it has the Toronto skyline. Toronto played Chicago in “Chicago” and now it plays Raccoon City. Some you win, some you lose.



The movie is an utterly meaningless waste of time. There was no reason to produce it, except to make money, and there is no reason to see it, except to spend money. It is a dead zone, a film without interest, wit, imagination or even entertaining violence and special effects.



The original film involved the Umbrella Corp. and its underground research laboratory called The Hive. The experimental T-virus escaped, and to contain it The Hive was flooded and locked. But its occupants survived as zombies and lurched about infecting others with their bites. Zombies can appear in interesting movies, as George Romero proved in “Dawn of the Dead” and Danny Boyle in “28 Days Later.” But zombies themselves are not interesting, because all they do is stagger and moan. As I observed in my review of the first film, "they walk with the lurching shuffle of a drunk trying to skate through urped Slushees to the men’s room."



Now time has passed and the Umbrella Corp. has decided to reopen The Hive. Well, wouldn’t you know that the T-virus escapes again and creates even more zombies? Most of the population of Raccoon City is infected but can be easily contained because there is only one bridge out of town. The story involves three sexy women (Milla Jovovich, Sienna Guillory and Sandrine Holt), the first a former Umbrella Corp. scientist, the second a renegade cop, the third a TV reporter. Picking up some guys along the way, they battle the zombies and try to rescue a little girl so her dad can pull some strings and get them out of the quarantined city before it is nuked.



We pause here for logistical discussions. In a scene where several characters are fighting zombies inside a church, the renegade scientist comes to the rescue by crashing her motorcycle through a stained-glass window and landing in the middle of the fight. This inspires the question: How did she know what was on the other side of the window? Was she crashing through the stained glass on spec?



My next logistical puzzlement involves killing the zombies. They die when you shoot them. Fine, except Umbrella Corp. has developed some mutants who wear bulletproof armor. Zillions of rounds of ammo bounce off this armor, but here’s a funny thing: The mutants do not wear helmets, so we can see their ugly faces. So why not just shoot them in the head? Am I missing something here?



What I was missing were more of the mutants from the first picture, where they were little monsters with 9-foot tongues. They have a walk-on (or maybe a lick-on) in the sequel, but it’s no big deal. “Resident Evil: Apocalypse” could have used them, but then this is a movie that could have used anything. The violence is all video-game target practice, the zombies are a bore, we never understand how Umbrella hopes to make money with a virus that kills everyone, and the characters are spectacularly shallow. Parents: If you encounter teenagers who say they liked this movie, do not let them date your children.


#8

So…I take it your a fan of the RE films, yet this review gives a pretty negative view of them. And yet its your fav review?



Eh?


#9

[quote=“Naman”]
So…I take it your a fan of the RE films, yet this review gives a pretty negative view of them. And yet its your fav review?



Eh?
[/quote]I liked the games and the first movie, I never really liked RE 2, and I fucking mean it! GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR GRRRRRRRRRR


#10

I dont care for the movies… also the fact that i really like the three original games… makes them that much more disappointing… sigh… (watches the trailer…)


#11

[quote=“Biohazard”]
I liked the games and the first movie, I never really liked RE 2, and I fucking mean it! GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR GRRRRRRRRRR
[/quote]

:o



Okay.



I take it you didn’t like RE4 Thousand Eyes? Man I love that game.


#12

Honestly i became so disenchanted with the resident evil series after the third one that i haven’t even played resident evil 4… because after the third one they released so many really bad off shoot games that just recycle the same stuff over and over…



from what ive read though resident evil 4 has good reviews… but the story seems to be a great departure from the norm ( probably a good thing actually ) but the problem is it seems Resident evil 4 has totally different gameplay …fast killing as opposed to slow and scary with puzzles… that sounds very disappointing… it also mirrors the disappointing way zombie movies are going recently…





ohh an this trailer… well i dont think ill see the movie…


#13

Shit man, RE 4 is the best game in the entire series. Not only is it innovative, but its the scariest game you’ll ever play. You’re basically by yourself as you face hordes of “crazy people”; they’re not zombies, they’re kind of like 28 Days Later mutants that work together to kill you.


#14

[quote=“Biohazard”]
Shit man, RE 4 is the best game in the entire series. Not only is it innovative, but its the scariest game you’ll ever play. You’re basically by yourself as you face hordes of “crazy people”; they’re not zombies, they’re kind of like 28 Days Later mutants that work together to kill you.
[/quote]

Ive heard good stuff in the way of reviews… like its was apparently one of ( or mabye it was THE ??? ) best game of the year it was released


#15

Which RE game had a huge monster zombie chasing you throughout the whole game? I loved that one.


#16

[quote=“Scarface”]
Which RE game had a huge monster zombie chasing you throughout the whole game? I loved that one.
[/quote]

prob resident evil 3… :stuck_out_tongue:


#17

He was always saying “Staaaaaaaaarrrrrr!!” over and over. Stupid fucker, I showed 'im.


#18

RE4 is one of the top 5 games for playstation 2.


#19

PS 2 has all the shit RE games. RE: Outbreak is alright but the sequel is just repugnant. If you own a Gamecube you can play all the classsics.


#20

You know you can play playstation games on the playstation 2 :stuck_out_tongue:, and Code Veronica was ported to boot. Not to mention the ps2 version of RE4 had more extras then the GC. Eat that!



Oh and Zelda sucks!!! Why don’t they just call it, Memory or Use This Key/Technique/Button/Item Here.