Resident Evil: Retribution Reviewed

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The beginning of this film didnt ignore continuity. It embraced it. I am slightly a fan of the Resident Evil film series and I even watched all of the cutscenes of the video game (the game starring Leon, the guy that saves the president’s daughter) and played the demo for Resident Evil 6 (becoming a slight Leon fan in the process) and I was thrilled to see this (they had Leon’s name in the opening credits!). However, since I started watching Walking Dead on February 14, I began to see zombies differently. I was expecting this to be an internal struggle movie. I set my expectations too high, but that doesn’t mean I hate it.

The zombies: OMFGoodnesss, since when do they run? They never ran before! I still think zombies should be slow (it seems more plausible). I’m sure the world can take on a thousand slow moving dead people. All you need are some RPGs and helicopter bombs.

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Resident Evil: Retribution Reviewed

Beasts of the Southern Wild Review

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(I saw this three nights ago. Here is my review).

This is the second time I’ve been lied to by an indie. The first time was last night (cough*The Unloved*cough). Don’t expect this to be a film about a Daenerys Targayen black girl searching for her father in a world taken over by beasts (and don’t expect these beasts to accompany her either). I thought this would be a fantasy film (and the first ever outright fantasy film starring a black girl) but its not. Somewhere I read that the plot was about a girl that goes searching for her daddy in a world being taken over by prehistoric beats, but that wasn’t much of the case in this film. Don’t expect high fantasy, I already said that. I just finished it and I am just cleaning my tears. Review is below, spoilers will be mild.

The film is more like a little girl’s analysis on life. The film is actually very slow because of the character development and mostly because it shows us

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Beasts of the Southern Wild Review