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Visuals dazzle in ‘Resident Evil: Retribution’

Nick Scheuer

September 20, 2012

"Resident Evil: Retribution" is the fifth installment of a series of films based on Capcom's video game franchise of the same name. Directed by Paul Anderson, who directed the previous two Resident Evil films, Retribution adheres to its source material to a fault. The film starts with a clever and visually app...

Movies made from video games waste potential

Movies based on video game plots often lack accuracy and disappoint fans of the game.

Nathan Mendelowitz

February 29, 2012

It’s easy to think video games and movies would mix well. Unfortunately, that hasn’t been the case with movies based on video games. Every movie with a plot and theme based on a video game has been awful and disappointing. This doesn’t mean they all aren’t enjoyable. This sounds odd, but let...