Resident Evil: Extinction

Resident Evil: Extinction

Resident Evil: Extinction

The third and final installment in the Resident Evil trilogy, this one sees heroine Alice (Milla Jojovich) traveling across the Nevada desert with a group of survivors from the deadly T-Virus. They pass through the ruins of Las Vegas, where they come under attack from 1) deadly zombies 2) killer crows, and 3) an assortment of other mutated virus-afflicted creatures.

As they make their way towards Alaska, Alice must work to bring down the evil Umbrella Corporation, lead by the sinister Albert Wesker (Jason O’Mara). Luckily, the last time Alice was captured by Umbrella they did some biogenic experimentation on her and now she has enhanced powers!

2007Rating: R16, Horror Scenes & Violence95 minsUSA
ActionHorror
Director:
Russell Mulcahy (music video director, including several for Duran Duran)
Writer:
Paul W.S. Anderson
Cast:
Milla JojovichOded FehrAli LarterIain GlenJason O'Mara

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Resident Evil: Extinction / Reviews

Variety

Variety

Unfortunately, the new pic never really achieves maximum velocity as a full-throttle action-adventure opus, despite game efforts by returning star Milla Jovovich, still a lithe and lethal dynamo when it comes to butt-kicking, zombie-slicing derring-do.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

With his videos for Duran Duran and spirited genre efforts Razorback and Highlander, Mulcahy spent the 1980s perfecting the art of delivering flashy, slick visuals at knockdown prices. That knack hasn't deserted him: this is easily the best looking of the RE series.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Director Paul W.S. Anderson provides enough continuity to satisfy the flesh-munching cravings of most fans. Only a disagreeable final act brings the action to a thudding halt.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

Better than the silly second installment and boasting an effectively creepy empty world setting, it's nevertheless scuppered by a lack of coherence.

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BBC

BBC

Director Russell Mulcahy, a veteran of sci-fi tat, knows well enough to keep his camera firmly focussed on the exploding heads, and of course, there's the semi-naked Milla. One for Saturday night DVD rental, really.

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