Video Review – Resident Evil: Welcome To Raccoon City is B-movie fun, but a messy adaptation

EJ Moreno with a video review of Resident Evil: Welcome To Raccoon City…

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Resident Evil fans are no stranger to live-action movies, but the new film attempts to take it back to the games. Sadly, Welcome To Raccoon tried to cram too much into one film for critic EJ Moreno. In this review, we’ll break down the film, how it relates to the game and the future of Resident Evil movies.

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Returning to the origins of the massively popular RESIDENT EVIL franchise, fan and filmmaker Johannes Roberts brings the games to life for a whole new generation of fans. In RESIDENT EVIL: WELCOME TO RACCOON CITY, once the booming home of pharmaceutical giant Umbrella Corporation, Raccoon City is now a dying Midwestern town. The company’s exodus left the city a wasteland…with great evil brewing below the surface. When that evil is unleashed, a group of survivors must work together to uncover the truth behind Umbrella and make it through the night.

Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City stars Kaya Scodelario (Crawl) as Claire Redfield, Hannah John-Kamen (Ant-Man and the Wasp) as Jill Valentine, Robbie Amell (Arrowverse) as Chris Redfield, Tom Hopper (The Umbrella Academy) as Albert Wesker, Avan Jogia (Zombieland: Double Tap) as Leon S. Kennedy, Lily Gao () as Ada Wong, Chad Rook (War for the Planet of the Apes) as Richard Aiken, Neal McDonough (DC’s Legends of Tomorrow) as William Birkin and Marina Mazepa (The Unholy) as Lisa Trevor.

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Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City is currently in US cinemas and in UK cinemas on December 3rd.

 

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