Resident Evil: Retribution

"The Ultimate Battle Begins"

Resident Evil Retribution is a science thriller movie that came out in the year 2012. It was written and directed by Paul W S Anderson. This movie is the fifth part in the Resident Evil film series. The movie is based on the video game of the same name. Resident Evil Retribution is one that picks up right where the previous film Resident Evil Afterlife left off. In this movie there are a number of recurring characters and new one’s that were not yet featured in the films. On September 14, 2012 the film was released 3D and IMAX format.

In this movie Alice is captured by the Umbrella Corporation and needs to escape via an underwater arctic base which is used to test for the T Virus. Alice is captured in the beginning and is being held captive at a base of the Umbrella Corporation. She is interrogated by Jill who was a former ally. When the power goes out, Alice makes her escape and survives an attack by zombies. She eventually gets out of the base and confronts those who were behind the attack and capture. With the aid of a few allies, Alice fights off and defeats Jill and other enemies. In the end U.S. troops battle and defeat a large number of zombies.

The film Resident Evil Retribution received very negative reviews as only 28% of the critics believed that this was a quality movie. Some other sites such as Metacritic gave the movie a 4 out 10 on a 10 point scale. The main issues the critics had with this movie were acting, storyline and nature of the characters. However they did think highly of the visual effects and the fight choreography. Another thing about the movie is that it did rather poor at the box office as it was the second lowest grossing movie when it came out. Despite the fact that this movie did not do as well as expected there will likely be a sequel and a sixth installment to close out the series.

While the audience for this movie might be limited it still holds a market and a target group of viewers. This movie is popular among video game enthusiasts who will find the movie quite interesting. It will also be appealing to those who like science/horror/action movies as well. Those who like visual effects and action sequences will also find this movie worth watching.

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| 2012 | 1 hr 35 min | 5.4/10
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Paul W.S. Anderson
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English
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