• Avan Jogia Channels Fandom & Childhood To Embody Leon S. Kennedy In ‘Resident Evil: Welcome To Raccoon City' - Character Select

    7 days ago - By Deadline

    For Avan Jogia, playing Resident Evil fan fave Leon S. Kennedy now holds double meaning. “Massively a fan of the games,” Jogia went from controlling the rookie cop to defeat zombies during his childhood to putting his own spin on the character in Sony's Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City. In the sophomore installment of...
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  • ‘Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City' Review: They Go Way Back

    7 days ago - By NY Times

    Set in 1998, this franchise origin story embraces nostalgia.
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  • Why the New Resident Evil Movie Takes on Two Games Instead of One

    7 days ago - By Super Hero Hype

    Why the New Resident Evil Movie Takes on Two Games Instead of One
    Johannes Roberts loves to play with the source material. And in the upcoming Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City , he adapts the stories of the first two Resident Evil games. In a recent interview with CBR , Roberts talked about setting the story in the notorious mansion filled with familiar faces and also the Raccoon Police Station, taking inspiration from both Resident Evil and Resident Evil 2. The reason? They let him do it.
    “I wanted the mansion and I was given the keys to the kingdom and it was like, ‘What do I want...
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  • Resident Evil: Welcome To Raccoon City Review: The Reboot Wisely Trades Action For Horror, But It's Not Enough

    Resident Evil: Welcome To Raccoon City Review: The Reboot Wisely Trades Action For Horror, But It's Not Enough

    7 days ago - By Slash Film

    Whatever you want to call the Paul W.S. Anderson "Resident Evil" film series, I don't think you can accurately call it a series of horror films. Sure, there are plenty of horror elements in those movies - they're about zombies, after all - but at the end of the day, Anderson, no stranger to horror having helmed the excellent "Event Horizon," was more interested in action. As a result, Anderson's films were shoot-em-ups that allowed star Milla Jovovich to flip around in slow-motion like she was auditioning for "The Matrix." Another thing about Anderson's series: it wasn't very faithful to...
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