Survivors (Milla Jovovich, Sienna Guillory, Oded Fehr) of a deadly virus must fight their way through Raccoon City's legion of undead inhabitants.
" There is nothing startlingly new in Resident Evil: Apocalpyse, but it is delivered with some panache and humor. "
" Is it utopian to expect better of the next first-person shooter that comes to the screen? "
" ... dreadful piece of work. "
" Not good or even competent. "
" There is no acting or character development here -- just shouting, shooting and calisthenics. "
" Like so many movies with a keypad for a brain, Resident Evil: Apocalypse is another exercise in making us feel the irritation associated with having to stand behind some game hack for our turn to play. "
" It's junk, but it's fun junk, and its target audience won't be disappointed. "
" Should please the target audience. "
" This is efficient, soul-numbing moviemaking, diverting enough for blistering September afternoons when what's onscreen is secondary to how high they've cranked the air conditioning. "
" The heart plummets at the prospects for a follow-up. "
" Resident Evil: Apocalypse may offer a few cheap thrills, but the question remains: Why let some hack filmmaker control the action when you can stay home and play the video game yourself? "
" Obviously padded, too long on action, and painfully short on irony. "
" The undead are back to stumbling in the dark, sometimes even in blurry slo-mo, making the many packs of them about as terrifying as the mobs waiting for Matt and Katie outside the Today studio. "
" It is, admittedly, pure trash. But it's trash with a bit of flash and a resonant bad science message. "
" A film without interest, wit, imagination or even entertaining violence and special effects. "
" Monstrous zombies rampage through a peaceful metropolis. Carnage is everywhere. Still, one can't help but yawn one's way through Resident Evil: Apocalypse. "
" Unlike the Lara Croft films -- which at least infused their software female with a certain feminism -- Resident Evil: Apocalypse is content to stick to big guns and basics. "
" Almost nothing in the movie seems original. "
" Even for one interested in bio-horror, RE:A is pretty generic stuff. "
" Resident Evil: Apocalypse accomplishes the odd feat of having several things going on at once yet never being terribly exciting. "
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