Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City
Prohibited for children under 12
Once the booming headquarters of pharmaceutical giant Umbrella Corporation, Raccoon City is now a city in agony. The exodus of society has left the city a wasteland… and a great evil is brewing beneath the surface. When it is unleashed, the townspeople are forever…changed…and a small group of survivors must work together to uncover the truth about Umbrella and survive the night.
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After six massacred “Resident Evil” films…driven largely and freewheeling by the Paul WS Anderson/Milla Jovovich couple in front of and behind the camera (well, some are still more watchable than others, let’s admit it, mainly in the first trilogy), the hope of one day seeing a respectful adaptation of the video game saga full of viruses and improbable laboratories was the most chimerical…
Pitiful .. as much a fan of the 1st video game .. a myth .. but nothing works, it’s wrong, it’s not good, in short, a boredom or even worse. To flee
I had really liked Paul Anderson’s films, and was expecting a mediocre film, with this new Resident Evil which is a reboot, mixing the story of the first two games. On viewing, The result is rather successful, we start in Raccoon City, which is no longer a bigger metropolis like in Resident Evil Apocalypse, but a small town that is dying slowly, from the misdeeds of Umbrella. This offers both a way…
Frankly, being a fan of the Resident Evil license for a long time, I am super disappointed with this film. I just thought it was a sketch.
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Cult video game saga
Created by Shinji Mikami and Tokuro Fujiwara, the first PC-based Resident Evil was made for Capcom’s PlayStation in 1996. Since then, the franchise has grown into several sequels, spin-offs and reinterpretations and has influenced the evolution of games. survival and 3rd person shooting. Twenty-five years later, Resident Evil remains Capcom’s most profitable video game saga, with 110 million units sold worldwide.
Back to basics
When the saga ended with Resident Evil: Final Chapter in 2017, the co-president of Constantin Film, Robert Kulzer, imagined relaunching it by returning to the origins of the game. He recalls: “We had the idea of interest in the mythology of the games and to delve into the events that occur there. We had never really mentioned what happened in Raccoon City in 1998 and why the Umbrella Corporation
Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City is a reboot of the popular video game series of the same name. More specifically, the film is inspired by the first two games in the saga: Resident Evil (1996) and Resident Evil 2 (1998), featuring iconic characters such as Chris Redfield (Robbie Amell), Claire Redfield (Kaya Scodelario), Leon S. Kennedy (Avan Jogia), Jill Valentine (Hannah John-Kamen), and villainous Albert Wesker (Tom Hopper).
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