Resident Evil: Afterlife Review

Information At A Glance
Resident Evil: Afterlife is a Action Adventure movie starring Milla Jovovich, Wentworth Miller, and Shawn Roberts. The movie was directed by Paul Anderson and released by the Constantin Film studio on 2010-09-10. The movie has an MPAA Rating of R (Restricted). Our users found the overall impression of this film to be Exciting. The movie's official site can be found at www.sonypictures.com/movies/residentevilafterlife.

Overall Movie Ratings

Plot 4.0
Visuals 10.0
Music 10.0
Sound Effects 10.0
Acting 7.0
Enjoyability 10.0
Overall 9.0
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User Ratings

Plot 4
Visuals 10
Music 10
Sound Effects 10
Acting 7
Enjoyability 10
Overall 9
Format: Movie Theatre
Impression: Exciting

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Like most of the games in the series (except maybe Resident Evil 4), Afterlife was full of plot holes and terrible acting. However, since I have played most of the games (and have seen the other Resident Evil movies) I knew what to expect going in.

Overall, the movie met my expectations and I found it slightly better than the previous one. There were plenty of "wow" moments and the casting was pretty good, especially Wentworth Miller as Chris Redfield. I found one of the best parts of the movie Miller's constant remarks like "I know a way out", etc.. For those who don't know, he is the same actor from the Prison Break TV Series where he makes very similar statements making them quite humourous for those that know the connection.

This leads me to one of the other minor quibbles I had with the movie - it assumes that its viewers know a lot about the Resident Evil franchise. Without going into too much detail, lets just say the majority of "non-gamers" will be left totally lost and confused during certain aspects of the film.

Just a side note, if you go to see this movie do not leave the theatre during the credits. Once they finish rolling you will be treated to a pretty interesting "surprise". Overall, this was a pretty enjoyable mindless action flick with some pretty good humor thrown in.


Review Posted By AllYourBaseBelongToMe On 2010-09-12 At 19:07:57

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