5.0 out of 5 stars Good movie
But not great. This is the weakest movie in the series, in my opinion, but still entertaining if you are a Resident Evil fan.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Turn Your Brain Off and Enjoy!
Just like the other two Resident Evils, this one is a another no-brainer action/horror sequel to Resident Evil and Resident Evil: Apocalypse.
Alice is now in the Nevada Desert with more survivors who are on their way to Alaska during their desperate fight against the Umbrella Corporation. Really, not much happens in this one--they're just fighting their way through...
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3.0 out of 5 stars Turn Your Brain Off and Enjoy!,
This review is from: Resident Evil: Extinction (Widescreen Special Edition) (DVD)Just like the other two Resident Evils, this one is a another no-brainer action/horror sequel to Resident Evil and Resident Evil: Apocalypse.
Alice is now in the Nevada Desert with more survivors who are on their way to Alaska during their desperate fight against the Umbrella Corporation. Really, not much happens in this one--they're just fighting their way through the desert ruins of Vegas until they stumble upon a little surprise at the end. Despite the fact that a lot goes on during a movie where basically almost nothing goes on, Resident Evil: Extinction is still an entertaining installment in the Resident Evil franchise.
*** out of *****
5.0 out of 5 stars Good movie,
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This review is from: Resident Evil: Extinction (Widescreen Special Edition) (DVD)But not great. This is the weakest movie in the series, in my opinion, but still entertaining if you are a Resident Evil fan.
5.0 out of 5 stars I simply love it!!,
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This review is from: Resident Evil: Extinction [Blu-ray] (Blu-ray)This is one of my favorites. I was thrilled to finally get it. I received it in perfect condition and in the time it was supposed to get to me. I'm truly happy.
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5.0 out of 5 stars better then expected,
This review is from: Resident Evil: Extinction (Widescreen Special Edition) (DVD)usually by the third movie sequel of any series the whole movie is a peice of garbage that has only been made to scrape in a little more cash but in my opinion even though this movie was no lord of the rings it has an actual story, characters you feel for and the story sucks you in pretty well especially when you think of the fact it is a low budget videogame adaption. I would recommend this to anyone who likes horror action flicks but it is probably not gunna do much for an older audience. For the way this series has improved and kept good until its third i give it a 5 out of 5
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3.0 out of 5 stars Mad Max redux. With zombies!,
This review is from: Resident Evil: Extinction (Widescreen Special Edition) (DVD)"Resident Evil Apocalypse" is the second sequel of the movies based on the popular video game franchise. Much better than the first sequel (but not as good as the original movie), "Resident Evil Apocalypse" is an adrenaline rush of action rush that never lets go from the very first frame. Reminiscent of 80's desert apocalypse fare (partcularly Mad Max beyond thunderdome) it pits Milla Jovovich and a fellow band of survivors against an army of zombies and the human capitalistic creators of the virus who are behind the plague of zombies. Although I give this film three stars, don't be discouraged. I can't give it higher than three stars because essentially the film is a clunker; from a plot perspective and acting perspective. But on a strictly entertainment scale this would deserve five stars. Enjoy!
5.0 out of 5 stars It's Ultra Crazy Good and Suspenseful Action Horror in This Third Installment in the Resident Evil Series,
This review is from: Resident Evil: Extinction (Widescreen Special Edition) (DVD)Alice (Milla Jovovich) wanders the Nevada desert alone, flying under the radar of the Umbrella Corporation.
It's been five years since the deadly T-virus outbreak. The world is all but in shambles. Alice believes that only Alaska is the last safe place on Earth. An old journal she found with a six-month-old radio transcription told her so.
On her journey, Alice comes across a small caravan of survivors headed up by Claire (Ali Larter) that also happens to be carrying along some old friends: Slater (Matthew Marsden) and L.J. (Mike Epps).
She convinces them to head north to Alaska, and so they embark, fighting off the dead at every turn, even undead crows that have been transformed from feasting on zombie flesh.
Dr. Isaacs (Iain Glen) wants Alice back under his control as he focuses on perfecting her as a weapon against the undead. Except, once Alice catches on, she manages to disable their system of control over her and escapes with Claire and the others.
All hope lost, and having been bitten by one of the dead himself, Dr. Isaacs uses the antivirus on himself . . . but in a different way, creating a result neither he nor Alice expected.
It's ultra crazy good and suspenseful action horror in this third installment in the Resident Evil series.
Wow. I mean, man oh man, I love this movie. So, so good. I'm a sucker for roadside horror and sleepy towns. This movie has both. The zombies? Pure gruesome since most of them have been rotting for five years as they wander around devouring the rest of the living.
The zombie crows were a nice touch. So, so many of them. Swarms. That's the thing I always tell people about zombies. One zombie's not so bad. Get a whole mess of them together and they're scary as all get out. Same for zombie crows. There was enough here to turn the sky black. Freaky.
The development of Alice's powers was cool and though her telekinesis might seem kind of outlandish to some, it's portrayed well here and done with the utmost serious and not used as a cop-out to get her out of a jam.
I felt bad for her as well when she saw all those clones of herself rotting out in the desert sun. That'd be heartbreaking, upsetting and angering for anyone. I'm glad she gave Dr. Isaacs his due.
The ending raises a ton of questions for the forthcoming Resident Evil: Afterlife. I'm eager to see how they deal with that army of Alices without it coming off goofy or repetitive.
This movie's score was also spectacular, the hard beat of the drums and dark, raunchy guitar giving it a very awesome grittiness that adds to the whole post-apocalyptic feel.
Check this flick out. It's hardcore, loaded with gore and just down right fantastic.
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3.0 out of 5 stars "The End of the World?",
This review is from: Resident Evil: Extinction (Widescreen Special Edition) (DVD)Resident Evil was originally a video game that enjoyed much succes and it made the jump from video games to movies with "Resident Evil" in 2002 to mixed reviews.Nothing left hope for a second film.A sequel followed "Apocalypse" in 2004 wich left quite a few disapointed and wondering.Forward to 2007 when the third Resident Evil movie is released,"Extinction".Lets just say that "Extinction" is not anything fabulous but is still enjoyable and very entertaining,it's not a movie that you HAVE to buy,still it has its share of action,zombies and twists.If you have ever generated any interrest in either the video games or any of the two first movies then you probably should watch "Extinction".It has its flaws but it does manage to keep your interest and if you don't expect too much of it then you will like it more and if you set your expectations too high then this will seem mediocre to you.Actress Milla Jovovich who plays main character of Alice returns delivering possibly her best performance of the Resident Evil movies,at least that's something good.
Here's a little resume of what happened in the first two movies.In the first Resident Evil the Umbrella Corporation develops a T-Virus intended to be a biological weapon,turns out that millions of people are turned into zombies.Alice wakes up confused and tries to form a team to search for the survivors.They also search for any information ainvailable on the T-Virus.Now,in the second Resident Evil Alice wakes up in a lab,most specificly the lab of the Umbrella Corporation.The corporation builds a wall around the town so that no one can leave.The virus is making its way to Racoon City.Alice and a qualified team for the job try to find a girl and a way to save the town.All three movies have something in common,Alice wakes up in each naked or mostly,now you judge if its good or bad,i won't!
In Extinction things have gotten far worst.The entire world is now affected by the T-Virus and now even the water and soil are affected,forming a mostly deserted planet rich in one thing only : zombies!It has affected even Alice,but in a good way.This film has a few returning characters from Apocalypse and they team with Alice to take on the zombies.Meanwhile scientist Dr.Issacs of the Umbrella Corporation finds a cure for the T-Virus.Of course it is tested on an actual zombie and the results were that the zombie now had memories.When Alice speaks with Issacs he tells her that the cure might just be her blood.It ends with thousands of once again naked Alice,but this time clones.This leaves you wondering what has just happened and you realize that this wasn;t much of a movie it was a sub-movie to prepare us for the inavitable fourth Resident Evil movie.Of course there is lots of blood,zombies gets killed and a few characters won't be alive by the end of the film but it was to be expected.
The biggest disapointment with Extinction is that it doesn't go anywhere except that it is setting things up for a fourth film.I expected better and I will admit that I was disapointed as many were but it was still watchable and it did entertain me for the film's length.You don't have to be a fan to watch this,neither do you have to have played the video games.It isn't anything great be advised and it is worth a rental in my book,only if you are interrested.There are good features with the "making of" featurettes and the commentaries but nothing really special worth mentionning.I rank it three but its pretty close to two and a half stars.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Better get used to not living next door to Alice,
This review is from: Resident Evil: Extinction (Widescreen Special Edition) (DVD)(To the tune of "Living Next Door to Alice" by Smokie)
Sammy called when he got the word
And he said "I suppose you've heard - about Alice."
They were able to track her
While she was outside
But they could hardly believe their eyes
When their A.I. detected
Some of Alice's vibes
Oh, they don't know where she's heading
Or where she's gonna go
She's got to keep on moving
Or the Zombies will soon know
But the first two films
Prove you don't mess around with Alice.
Shifting her gears, she's waiting for a chance
To kick some zombie but+ and maybe strike a sexy stance
Now they got to find cures without getting some blood from Alice
Short attention span summary:
T-Virus escapes, contaminates world, world becomes desert. Most living creatures become zombies who prefer human meat on the menu.
Some humans survive - good guys form convoys and keep moving, bad guys live underground in high-tech facilities. Good guys look for more good guys and scavenge for supplies, and of course kill zombies. Bad guys look for cure and kill clones and zombies.
Evil scientist (Dr. Sam Isaacs - "Sammy" for the purpose of the above lyrics) gets carried away with evil experiments
Sammy needs Milla Jovovich (Alice) to use her blood to make anti-virus. Alice wants to keep her blood, and links up with human convoy.
Alice kills murder of zombie crows in awesome fashion. Many deaths follow.
Ending leaves huge opening for next movie, thereby serving the purpose of this movie.
Or in other words:
This is a kick-azz movie with strong female roles, great camera work, lots of zombies and awesome CGI. Unfortunately, plot-wise it only serves as a stepping stone to the next movie, but if this is not a problem, you should like this one. Rated: 3.5 stars
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1.0 out of 5 stars The worst of its franchise,
This review is from: Resident Evil: Extinction (Widescreen Special Edition) (DVD)The characters are good. acting is Good, But theres no story for this movie period.
I'm a huge fan of the first two movie let alone the game as well, but this third movie was a total disappointment.
But this just my opinion.
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