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Pop Addled: Retro Movie Special – Resident Evil: Extinction

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Pop Addled: Retro Movie Special – Resident Evil: Extinction (2007)

Mike and Harrison from the Doom Thugs podcast join us once again to discuss the 3rd installment in the Resident Evil movie series. Please rate, review, and enjoy!

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‘Resident Evil: Extinction’ and Paul W.S. Anderson’s Dawn of Self-Awareness

Looking back on this still-young century makes clear that 2007 was a major time for cinematic happenings — and, on the basis of this retrospective, one we’re not quite through with ten years on. One’s mind might quickly flash to a few big titles that will be represented, but it is the plurality of both festival and theatrical premieres that truly surprises: late works from old masters, debuts from filmmakers who’ve since become some of our most-respected artists, and mid-career turning points that didn’t necessarily announce themselves as such at the time. Join us as an assembled team, many of whom were coming of age that year, takes on their favorites.

What happens when, even ten years on, a masterpiece still has not received its due? Well, you keep pushing for it, even in the face of a macrostructure of art evaluation that will have to collapse entirely
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Insidious: Chapter 4 Conjures Up Official Title; First Trailer Imminent

The British Board of Film Classification has unearthed a listing for Insidious: Chapter 4, revealing the sequel’s subtitle to be The Last Key. But what could it mean?

Thankfully, it won’t be too much longer before we have some footage to mull over; Trailer Track is reporting that The Last Key‘s inaugural teaser, which will likely screen before It this coming weekend, is officially in the can. Clocking in at only 61 seconds in length, this is very much a first-look promo for Insidious: Chapter 4, which is just as well considering modern-day horror films have a tendency to showcase too much, too soon via extensive marketing campaigns.

Behind the lens for this one is Adam Robitel (The Taking of Deborah Logan), who has been faced with the somewhat tricky challenge of delivering a competent successor to Chapter 3, after it conjured up a box office tally in excess
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Horror Highlights: Night Of Something Strange Exclusive Clip & Digital Trading Card, Teen Wolf Season 6 Part 1 DVD, Cthulhu: The Musical

  • DailyDead
With Terror Films recently unleashing Night of Something Strange on digital platforms, we've been provided with an exclusive clip and digital trading card (one of eight that are being revealed online) to share with Daily Dead readers. In today's Horror Highlights, we also have DVD release details for Teen Wolf Season 6, Part 1, and information on Cthulhu: the Musical's Portland performances.

Night of Something Strange Exclusive Clip & Digital Trading Card: Press Release: "Los Angeles (July 6, 2017) Terror Films is releasing the Std infected zombie movie Night Of Something Strange across multiple worldwide digital platforms beginning on Friday, July 7. To celebrate, they are also releasing 8 digital trading cards and 8 movie clips that will be available on select Horror Blogs and Websites.

It’s Spring Break! Five teenage friends – (who are lucky enough to have Scream Queen Brinke Stevens as their high school teacher!) - set out for the beach only to have
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Monster Squad: The Most Terrifying Mutants from the Resident Evil Franchise

  • HeyUGuys
Author: Matt Rodgers

With the home entertainment release of Resident Evil: The Final Chapter acting as punctuation to Paul W.S. Anderson’s cinematic adaptation of the Capcom console phenomenon, it’s time to open a creaking door, descend a ladder, or put a pin code in a panel that you’ve taken five hours trying to work out. We’re here to round up the most horrific beasts from the film franchise, in order to make up our own Resident Evil: Monster Squad.

Resident Evil: Extinction – Sony Pictures Zombie Crows – Resident Evil: Extinction

So often the harbingers of doom (see Game of Thrones, The Omen), the crow qualifies for this list above your average moaning zombie, or blood stained undead Doberman, not because it was one of the most difficult things to shoot in the video game, but because it plays on the long-dormant fear of birds that we
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‘Resident Evil’ Franchise Set for a Reboot (Exclusive)

‘Resident Evil’ Franchise Set for a Reboot (Exclusive)
The “Resident Evil” movie franchise has not ended after all.

Details such as the reboot director, stars, and how the reboot would fit into the franchise narrative are being kept under wraps. But Martin Moszkowicz, chairman of the board at Constantin Film, did confirm to Variety at the Cannes Film Festival that a reboot is in development at the giant German production company, which owns rights to the franchise and has produced all of its installments.

The franchise was set to end with this year’s “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter,” which grossed $312 million worldwide after its January release, including an eye-popping $160 million in China alone. Sony helped sow the seeds of success by securing a release for “Resident Evil: Afterlife” and “Resident Evil: Extinction” in China.

Based on the Capcom video game, the series launched in 2002 with Paul W.S. Anderson directing,
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Teen Wolf Season 6 Part 1 Haunts Homes in July

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Teen Wolf Season 6 Part I

Teen Wolf  Season 6 Part 1 arrives on DVD July 18 from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios (MGM) and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. The DVD includes a behind the scenes look at Beacon Hills, a VFX reel and gag reel.

Storm clouds gather as Scott and the pack head into their final months of high school. However, the best days of their lives turn bleak when they lose their closest ally. Before their time at Beacon Hills comes to an end, Scott and his friends will stand alone against the growing darkness and fight to stop the destruction of everything and everyone they love.

Teen Wolf was developed by Jeff Davis (creator, Criminal Minds) who also serves as executive producer. Additional executive producers include Russell Mulcahy (Highlander, Resident Evil: Extinction), Joe Genier, Marty Adelstein (Prison Break), René Echevarria (Medium, Castle), Tony Disanto, and Liz Gateley. The pilot was written by
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The director of Highlander is making an Errol Flynn biopic

David Crow May 9, 2017

The director of Highlander and The Shadow has been tapped to direct a biopic on Errol Flynn's early years as a treasure hunter.

Errol Flynn is one of Hollywood’s very first action stars. Known for his dashing good looks (and his notorious after hours affairs), Flynn enjoyed a swashbuckling career in Hollywood throughout the 1930s, 40s, and 50s, famously defining the pirate subgenre with turns in Captain Blood (1935) and The Sea Hawk (1940), and going West, young man, for the genre’s first Technicolor extravaganza Dodge City (1938), as well as the classic piece of historical revisionism that is They Died With Their Boots On (1941). Of course, to many, he simply remains the definitive Prince of Thieves from The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938). Sorry, Kevin.

But Flynn had plenty of adventures before he fell into movie song, drink, and lechery. And it appears it will be getting
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Netflix Is Purging a Ton of TV in April

  • BuzzSugar
The time has come. Netflix has announced the titles it's pulling from its catalog in April, and it's a staggering list. There are a handful of movies leaving, but it's really the TV shows that have us devastated. Multiple seasons of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Bones, House, M.D., and Ally McBeal will all disappear into the night. At least there are new shows and movies coming to comfort us, but this is still pretty depressing. Expiring April 1 Ally McBeal, seasons one to five Angel, seasons one to five Better Off Ted, season one Barbershop 2: Back in Business Bones, seasons one to four Buffy the Vampire Slayer, seasons one to seven Chaplin Dollhouse, season one Ferris Bueller's Day Off Firefly House, M.D., seasons one to eight Lie to Me, season one Menace II Society Resident Evil: Extinction Rosewell, seasons one to three Snow Day Stomp the Yard Superman II
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Resident Evil: In praise (and defence) of Paul W.S. Anderson’s billion dollar video game movie franchise

Luke Owen looks back at the Resident Evil franchise…

Note: Comments from Paul W.S. Anderson are taken from Lights, Camera, Game Over!: How Video Game Movies Get Made, which is available for pre-order now.

Regular listeners to the Flickering Myth Podcast will know that my movie tastes aren’t the norm when it comes to being a paid ‘film critic’. I have little interest in The Godfather or Citizen Kane, but will happily talk ad nauseam about the Child’s Play series or Friday the 13th. When it comes to Spielberg I’m more Jurassic Park and Raiders of the Lost Ark than Jaws and Schindler’s List, and I loathe the works of Woody Allen and Wes Anderson. I’ve not seen any of the films nominated for Best Picture at this year’s Oscars. Not one. Come to think of it, I didn’t see any of last year’s either.
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The Highest Grossing Video Game Movies of All-Time

Luke Owen keeps track of the biggest video game movies…

To go along with our Highest Grossing Superhero Movies of All-Time list, I felt we should also keep tabs on the video game movie adaptation. Since their debut in 1993, they’ve mostly come with a bad reputation, bad reviews and often bad box office results. However, some have been genuine successes. Below are two lists collated from BoxOfficeMojo with the domestic and global takings for video game movie adaptations.

Note: We’ve not included Pixels as it’s not directly based on a game, but we’re happy to add it in if enough people complain (it would be high in both lists)…

See Also: Pre-order Lights, Camera, Game Over!: How Video Game Movies Get Made

# Title Domestic total 1 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider $131,168,070 2 The Angry Birds Movie $107,509,366 3 Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time $90,759,676 4 Pokemon: The First Movie $85,744,662 5 Mortal Kombat
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Thn ranks the ‘Resident Evil’ series

For a series revolving around an undead apocalypse, there’s a brilliant irony to the longevity of the Resident Evil series. Fifteen years ago, Paul W.S. Anderson brought us the original film, which then went on to spawn five sequels. Like the T-Virus, the franchise has evolved and mutated over the years, with each sequel bearing less and less resemblance to its predecessor. Thankfully, the franchise has a legion of fans that even an army of Alice clones couldn’t match.

Now, six films, three directors, and over a billion dollars down the road, we have finally arrived at the end of our journey. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, will bring Alice back to where it all began an an epic climax to the twisted adventure we started back in 2002. Milla Jovovich returns as Alice, to face off against Wesker and the Red Queen for the last time, with some
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Exclusive Resident Evil: The Final Chapter featurette for Milla Jovovich’s Alice

With Resident Evil: The Final Chapter set to open here in the UK this Friday (February 3rd), we’ve got an exclusive featurette for the film, which focusses on Milla Jovovich’s return as Alice. Check it out below or over on our YouTube channel…

Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, humanity is on its last legs after Alice is betrayed by Wesker in Washington D.C. As the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity’s final stand against the undead hordes, Alice must return to where the nightmare began – Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse. In a race against time Alice will join forces with old friends, and an unlikely ally, in an action packed battle with undead hordes and new mutant monsters. Between losing her
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Zombie Kill Count featurette for Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

With Resident Evil: The Final Chapter pushing the franchise’s box office beyond the $1 billion mark worldwide, Sony Pictures has unveiled a new featurette for the action horror sequel entitled ‘Zombie Kill Count’. Check it out below…

See Also: Read our review of Resident Evil: The Final Chapter here

Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, humanity is on its last legs after Alice is betrayed by Wesker in Washington D.C. As the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity’s final stand against the undead hordes, Alice must return to where the nightmare began – Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse. In a race against time Alice will join forces with old friends, and an unlikely ally, in an action packed battle with undead hordes and new mutant monsters.
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Resident Evil: The Final Chapter pushes the franchise past $1 billion

Despite earning the best reviews of the series [although our own Rob Kojder didn’t like it] and the lowest opening weekend of the series, Paul W.S. Anderson and Sony Pictures have a lot to celebrate with Resident Evil: The Final Chapter as the franchise has crossed $1 billion worldwide.

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter earned just $13 million from its opening weekend, which wasn’t enough to unseat Split from the top spot, or trouble Hidden Figures and A Dog’s Purpose. However a strong opening overseas has pushed the film to $78 million worldwide.

The film opened to number one in Japan last December.

It should be noted, however, that while Sony are reporting the franchise has pushed $1 billion, Boxofficemojo claim the series has so far earned $994 million. Either way, it will cross $1 billion next week.

Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, humanity is on its last legs after Alice is betrayed by Wesker in Washington D.
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Resident Evil: from the start screen to the big screen

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Resident Evil: from the start screen to the big screenResident Evil: from the start screen to the big screenTanner Zipchen1/30/2017 11:11:00 Am

Resident Evil, the most successful videogame to film adaptation of all time, is coming to a close with Resident Evil: The Final Chapter.

Of course, the six Resident Evil films are “loosely” based on the video games, but how much do the two actually cross over? Some of the bigger details are the same; both are set in and around Racoon City and both the films and video games are facing the T-Virus-inflicted zombie apocalypse (which the Umbrella Corportation is responsible for). However, it’s the characters that both separate and unite the film and video game worlds. The films follow the story of Alice (Milla Jovovich) who sets out on a mission to find her identity and wipe out the T-Virus. As she journeys through
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Film Review: ‘Resident Evil: The Final Chapter’

Film Review: ‘Resident Evil: The Final Chapter’
Yes, the movie is called “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter,” but don’t let that get your hopes up. After all, “Resident Evil: Extinction” (2007) was hyped as “the third and final installment of the ‘Resident Evil’ trilogy,” and that was three chapters ago. In fact, the last scene of this frenzied yet tedious post-apocalyptic farrago strongly suggests that the long-running, video game-inspired franchise could very easily continue. All that’s missing is a climatic close-up of lead player Milla Jovovich dropping all pretense and winking at the audience, then laughing out loud.

Actually, that might have been a welcome sight for those of us who have been following the franchise since 2002, when the first “Resident Evil” movie introduced Jovovich as Alice, the most resilient of the commandos sent to the Hive, an underground laboratory of the mysterious Umbrella Corporation, after the experimental T-virus transformed several of the facility’s researchers
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Terminator 6 back on, with James Cameron & Deadpool director

Mike Cecchini Jan 23, 2017

James Cameron is returning to The Terminator franchise, with Deadpool director Tim Miller directing, a report suggests...

Well, this is unexpected news. Despite its early start with two of the finest action/sci-fi movies of their era, The Terminator franchise has floundered badly in recent years, after the underwhelming Terminator: Salvation and the confusing, rightly-maligned Terminator: Genisys. It was starting to look like the venerable franchise had finally run its course. Terminator: Genisys was supposed to be the start of a brand new trilogy, but a critical savaging and underwhelming box office performance appeared to dunk those franchise hopes in a vat of molten steel.

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Or...maybe not.

James Cameron is said to be in "early talks" to get Deadpool director Tim Miller "to direct a reboot and conclusion" to the franchise,
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Resident Evil: The Final Chapter gets an awesome IMAX poster

Regal Cinemas has unveiled a brand new IMAX poster for next week’s Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, which sees the Red Queen, a self-aware supercomputer, projecting its holographic avatar onto Milla Jovovich’s Alice. The actress revealed last year that her oldest daughter, Ever Anderson, would play the computer’s hologram. See the one-sheet here…

The tagline reads “Every reign comes to an end,” referring to the fact that The Final Chapter will close out the long-running movie franchise. To check out previous posters for the film, click here.

Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, humanity is on its last legs after Alice is betrayed by Wesker in Washington D.C. As the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity’s final stand against the undead hordes, Alice must return to where the nightmare began – Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering
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Alice takes on Dr. Isaacs in new clip from Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

Ahead of its Us release next Friday, a new clip has arrived online from Resident Evil: The Final Chapter which sees Milla Jovovich’s Alice taking on Iain Glen’s Dr. Alexander Isaacs; check it out below after the official synopsis…

Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, humanity is on its last legs after Alice is betrayed by Wesker in Washington D.C. As the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity’s final stand against the undead hordes, Alice must return to where the nightmare began – Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse. In a race against time Alice will join forces with old friends, and an unlikely ally, in an action packed battle with undead hordes and new mutant monsters. Between losing her superhuman abilities and Umbrella’s impending attack,
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