Was it bad? Yes.
Was it as bad as I expected? No. The previous Resident Evil movie set that bar so low I can’t imagine anyone getting under it, even if they tried.
So at least there’s that.
The acting was sometimes amateur YouTube channel bad. But you can’t fault the actors when the dialog is so woeful and the characters are just a grab-bag of random characteristics that make no particular sense.
What about the zombies?
Pretty much the run-of-the-mill slobbering zombies. Nothing new to see here.
The good/bad news, depending on where you stand, is that they have essentially rebooted the franchise by going back to 1998 to tell this story. So expect a lot more bad zombie movies to come.
By the way, if you want to see an excellent zombie movie then check out The Crazies. That was as good as the genre has to offer.
About The Peetimes: I have 3 good Peetimes here. I’d recommend the 2nd or 3rd.
There are extra scenes during, or after, the end credits of Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City. (What we mean by Anything Extra.)
Returning to the origins of the massively popular RESIDENT EVIL franchise, fan and filmmaker Johannes Roberts brings the games to life for a whole new generation of fans. In RESIDENT EVIL: WELCOME TO RACCOON CITY, once the booming home of pharmaceutical giant Umbrella Corporation, Raccoon City is now a dying Midwestern town. The company’s exodus left the city a wasteland…with great evil brewing below the surface. When that evil is unleashed, a group of survivors must work together to uncover the truth behind Umbrella and make it through the night.
|Rated:||(R) Strong Violence and Gore | Language Throughout|
|Genres:||Action, Horror, Zombie, Prequel|
|Starring:||Kaya Scodelario, Robbie Amell, Hannah John-Kamen, Neal McDonough|
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