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‘Resident Evil: The Final Chapter’ 4K, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Release Dates and Details

21 March 2017 7:47 PM, PDT | TheHDRoom | See recent TheHDRoom news »

Milla Jovovich suits up as heroine Alice one last time in Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, and you can find out exactly when her last fight will be available to watch at home or on the go.

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will deliver Resident Evil: The Final Chapter first to Digital HD on May 2nd. The Resident Evil: The Final Chapter 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital versions are slated for May 16th.

Joining Jovovich for the big finale are familiar franchise favorites Ali Larter (Final Destination), Shawn Roberts (Resident Evil: Retribution) and Iain Glen (Game of Thrones). They are joined by some new faces including Ruby Rose (Orange is the New Black), Eoin Macken (The Night Shift) and William Levy (The Single Moms Club).

Pre-order Resident Evil: The Final Chapter on your preferred format for a discounted price at Amazon.

Despite Resident Evil: The Final Chapter being the franchise swan song, »

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Resident Evil: The Final Chapter Coming to 4K, Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital This May

20 March 2017 5:59 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

If you missed Alice's latest apocalyptic adventures on the big screen, or you want to experience them again, then prepare to invite the Umbrella Corporation into your house, because Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will release Resident Evil: The Final Chapter on digital beginning May 2nd and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD on May 16th.

Press Release (via Why So Blu?): Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, the sixth and final installment in the worldwide franchise phenomenon, premieres on digital May 2 and 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray and DVD May 16 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Milla Jovovich (Resident Evil franchise) is back as the iconic zombie slayer Alice, who is forced to return to The Hive, where her story began. The Umbrella Corporation is gathering its undead forces for a final strike against the survivors of the apocalypse and Alice must prevent complete human »

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See The Movie, Play The Game, Win Big

20 March 2017 6:36 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

The question "why do people do the same things over and over again?" has captivated philosophers, anthropologists, economists and psychologists for centuries, while our favorite brands become endurable, resonating with popular characters and the allure of a new world to escape into: 

Whether the genre is fantasy, sci-fi or comic book, there is now an online slot available, based on movies, in the form of a cash-winning game.

In the Resident Evil slot, a blood-curdling welcome awaits you when you first launch this from a games menu. A hair-raising theme continues to run throughout, with evil characters lurking in every corner. The movie itself is loosely based on a video game from Japanese games maker, Capcom. Zombie-slaying heroine, 'Alice', played by Milla Jovovich has captured our imagination for over a decade now. 

'Lara Croft' also takes on many challenges while spinning the reels at an online casino. The »

- Michael Stevens

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Box Office Report: ‘Get Out’ is the Real Story This Oscar Weekend

26 February 2017 3:23 PM, PST | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

For the second time this year, a Blumhouse Production tops the Top Ten, as “Get Out” (Universal) scored $30 million this weekend, which is six times its production cost. The tremendous success of “Get Out” on Oscar weekend is significant for two reasons.

Oscar weekend box office often provides an ironic counterpoint to mainstream box office. This year, though, is a little different. For one thing, three of the Best Picture nominees (“Hidden Figures,” “La La Land” and “Lion”) are in the Top Ten, while three other Best Picture nominees are in the Top 20, despite being at the end of long runs.

Read More: Jordan Peele’s Second Act: How the ‘Key & Peele’ Comedy Star Became a Bonafide Horror Director With ‘Get Out

Get Out” comes on a weekend when the Oscars are expected to make amends for the presumed wrongs over the last two years of the #OscarsSoWhite controversy. »

- Tom Brueggemann

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‘Resident Evil: The Final Chapter’ Scores Massive $33 Million Opening Day in China

24 February 2017 11:56 AM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Sony’s “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter” has opened with a stellar $33 million on its first day in China, including preview showings.

Sony said it’s the third best opening day for a Hollywood film in China, following Universal’s “Furious 7” at $68 million and Universal’s “Warcraft” at $46 million.

“Resident Evil: Final Chapter” marks the sixth and final installment in the franchise adaptation of Capcom’s video game series.

Milla Jovovich — who has been in all six movies — portrays the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity’s final stand against the undead. Ali Larter, Shawn Roberts, Iain Glen, Ruby Rose, Eoin Macken, South Korean actor Lee Joon-Gi and Fraser James also star with Paul W.S. Anderson returning to direct.

The release in China was handled by Constantin Film partner Leomus Pictures. “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter »

- Dave McNary

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Brad Peyton To Direct Female John Wick Film Ruthless

16 February 2017 10:08 PM, PST | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Well, it was just a matter of time before this happened, right? Given how successful John Wick: Chapter 2 is proving to be, both with critics and at the box office, everyone wants to get in on the fun and Deadline is now reporting that Amblin Partners has won an auction for Ruthless, John Swetnam’s spec script that’s said to be a female-led vehicle in the vein of Lionsgate’s newest action franchise.

San AndreasBrad Peyton is currently attached to direct while Weimaraner Republic Pictures partners and The Shallows producers Matti Leshem and Lynn Harris are set to produce along with Tripp Vinson and Jeff Fierson. No one has been cast just yet, but apparently several high profile actresses are interested, and it’s not hard to see why.

We haven’t heard who may be in contention for the part, but we could definitely see someone »

- Josh Wilding

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"Resident Evil: The Final Chapter" - Milla Jovovich In "Vogue"

7 February 2017 9:14 AM, PST | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek new images of "Resident Evil: The Final Chapter" actress Milla Jovovich in the latest issue of "Vogue" (Taiwan) magazine, photographed by An Le:

Jovovich began modeling at the age of 12 when Herb Ritts photographed her for the cover of the Italian magazine "Lei". Photographer Richard Avedon then featured her in Revlon's "Most Unforgettable Women in the World" advertisements.

In 1988, Jovovich had her first acting role in the television film "The Night Train to Kathmandu", followed by the feature, "Two Moon Junction".

When she was fifteen, Jovovich starred in the 1991 feature "Return to the Blue Lagoon

She also starred in Luc Besson's "The Fifth Element" and "The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc" (1999)

In 2002, Jovovich starred in the horror feature "Resident Evil", adapted from the video game series of the same name, reprising her role in five sequels to date, including "Resident Evil: The Final Chapter", written/directed by Paul W. »

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Resident Evil: The Final Chapter review – more braindead than the zombies

5 February 2017 12:00 AM, PST | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Milla Jovovich doesn’t reach any new levels in this sixth instalment of the computer game spin-off series

It might seem ridiculous to quibble about stuff like character motivation in a film that seems to have been edited by shoving it all in a mincer and hoping for the best. But even with a chunky 10 minutes of exposition at the opening and a further “evil plotting” segment later on, it’s still far from clear why the few remaining healthy humans are more interested in killing each other than they are in dispatching the zombie hordes. Perhaps you need to be a Resident Evil completist to get the finer points of the plotting. This is the sixth film in the computer-game spin-off series starring Milla Jovovich. And at this point, the dialogue is more authentically braindead than the zombies.

Despite the number of movies in this franchise, the film still »

- Wendy Ide

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Top 5: Zombie Video Games

3 February 2017 4:01 AM, PST | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

In UK cinemas from today, Resident Evil: The Final Chapter continues the long-running story of Alice (Milla Jovovich), the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity’s final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began – The Hive in Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse.

With that in mind, here’s a list of the top 5 video games featuring zombies:

Left 4 Dead (2008, PC/Mac/XBox 360)

Cooperation is the name of the game in Valve’s 2008 first person zombie epic and its concurrent 2009 sequel imaginatively titled Left For Dead 2. Your team of four survivors have to battle zombie hordes by utilising their unique strengths. Playable as single player or multiplayer cooperative, and even with eight players in a four on four survival match, Left 4 Dead is the most sociable game on our list. »

- Phil Wheat

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Resident Evil: The Final Chapter review – more dull and deafening antics

2 February 2017 2:15 PM, PST | The Guardian - Film News | See recent The Guardian - Film News news »

Milla Jovovich returns for yet another high-impact action thriller set in a zombified world dripping with yucky horror-violence

The violence keeps coming in this movie, but, if there’s one thing more devastatingly brutal than the law of the jungle, it’s the law of diminishing returns. The sixth film in the Resident Evil franchise might pick up some farewell-tour custom by calling itself The Final Chapter, but the ending naturally leaves things open for a seventh. Just as Kate Beckinsale climbed back into the skintight leathers for another Underworld outing, so Milla Jovovich is back in residence for yet another high-impact action thriller set in a gruesome zombified world, with Iain Glen reprising his turn as the creepy megalomaniac scientist. There’s a great deal of yucky horror-violence testing the limit of that 15 certificate. It often features Jovovich on a motorbike roaring sexily, endlessly, across a post-apocalyptic landscape where »

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Thn ranks the ‘Resident Evil’ series

1 February 2017 11:55 PM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

For a series revolving around an undead apocalypse, there’s a brilliant irony to the longevity of the Resident Evil series. Fifteen years ago, Paul W.S. Anderson brought us the original film, which then went on to spawn five sequels. Like the T-Virus, the franchise has evolved and mutated over the years, with each sequel bearing less and less resemblance to its predecessor. Thankfully, the franchise has a legion of fans that even an army of Alice clones couldn’t match.

Now, six films, three directors, and over a billion dollars down the road, we have finally arrived at the end of our journey. Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, will bring Alice back to where it all began an an epic climax to the twisted adventure we started back in 2002. Milla Jovovich returns as Alice, to face off against Wesker and the Red Queen for the last time, with some »

- Ben Read

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Exclusive Resident Evil: The Final Chapter featurette for Milla Jovovich’s Alice

1 February 2017 9:09 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With Resident Evil: The Final Chapter set to open here in the UK this Friday (February 3rd), we’ve got an exclusive featurette for the film, which focusses on Milla Jovovich’s return as Alice. Check it out below or over on our YouTube channel…

Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, humanity is on its last legs after Alice is betrayed by Wesker in Washington D.C. As the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity’s final stand against the undead hordes, Alice must return to where the nightmare began – Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse. In a race against time Alice will join forces with old friends, and an unlikely ally, in an action packed battle with undead hordes and new mutant monsters. Between losing her »

- Amie Cranswick

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Resident Evil: The Final Chapter Review

1 February 2017 9:04 AM, PST | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Author: Stefan Pape

 

Since the very first Resident Evil film first graced our screens back in 2002, it’s fair to say that the zombie sub-genre has become somewhat tired in contemporary cinema, as audiences have been subject to an influx of productions, each attempting to put a new spin on a rather hackneyed concept. It’s not the fault of the Paul W.S. Anderson led franchise, but it still has an affect on their latest offering, as this title struggles to stand out from the crowd, tedious and uninspiring, suffocated by its very own lack of imagination.

Beginning soon after the events that took place in the preceding endeavour Resident Evil: Retribution, we rejoin Alice (Milla Jovovich), who seems to be the lone survivor of the viral infection which wiped out humanity. Strong willed, and kicking the crap out of the undead on a daily basis, she is presented with a message, »

- Stefan Pape

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Film Review: The Book (Finally) Closes on ‘Resident Evil: The Final Chapter’

1 February 2017 2:51 AM, PST | HollywoodChicago.com | See recent HollywoodChicago.com news »

Chicago – Guilty pleasures are the order of the day, especially when we are facing daily signs of a real, impending apocalypse. End of the world by zombies remains one of the most popular cataclysmic cinematic events and “Resident Evil” is proof. “Resident Evil: The Final Chapter” proves that what should be dead can come back to life, but the real question is if it actually should.

Rating: 2.5/5.0

The “Resident Evil” film franchise has been around for over half my life and has proven to be the most successful (read: profitable) film series based on a video game to date. Having grown up on the video games, and having the first film come out during a probably impressionable time in my life (read: puberty), I have had this lingering fascination towards the franchise. The synergy created by combining several of my interests (video games, film, zombies, strong female protagonists, etc) has »

- adam@hollywoodchicago.com (Adam Fendelman)

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Resident Evil: The Final Chapter review: “A nail-biting thrill ride…”

31 January 2017 10:57 PM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Resident Evil The Final Chapter review: Milla Jovovich returns for the fifth film in this billion-dollar series, but is it time to end things now?

Resident Evil The Final Chapter review by Benjamin Read.

Love them or hate them, the Resident Evil films are the most successful video game adaptations in cinematic history. The five films released so far may have received a mixed response from critics, but they have also grossed almost a billion dollars at the worldwide box office. Now, after a 15 year journey with Alice, her merry band of disposable misfits, and more mutated zombies than you could shake a stick at, we have come to the end. So, how does Resident Evil: The Final Chapter round things off?

Well, firstly it should be made clear that if the previous instalments weren’t your cup of tea, then this film definitely wont do much to change that. »

- Ben Read

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Sonakshi Sinha launches Never Seen Before Virtual Reality Immersive Gaming Experience in India for Sony’s Resident Evil

31 January 2017 3:14 AM, PST | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

Ahead of the hugely awaited Resident Evil: The Final Chapter‘s 3rd February release, Sony Pictures Entertainment has brought the First ever immersive virtual reality gaming experience with haptic techonology in India, enabling everyone to experience Alice’s biggest fight against the undead as she races to save the humanity from complete oblivion.

The experience, dubbed “The Road to Raccoon City,” serves as a perfect complement to the upcoming high octane flick, featuring content from the movie, complete with voice over from Alice actress, super star Milla Jovovich. It features the renowned Haptic technology to simulate a zombie attack, as users wear Vr glasses and a vest that provides vibration and audio feedback while they shoot at zombies projected on-screen with a gun.

Launching the phenomenal technology was our very own Bollywood daredevil Sonakshi Sinha who experienced the game live and launched it!

Glamorously dressed to kill, in black leather, »

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Resident Evil: The Final Chapter: New clips and vignettes

30 January 2017 11:30 PM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

A bunch of new clips and character vignettes have been released for this week’s big release from Sony Pictures, Resident Evil: The Final Chapter.

The film stars Milla Jovovich in her iconic role as the film’s lead Alice, who once again comes back to take on more of the undead.

Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity’s final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began – The Hive in Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse.

Check out the brand new clips from the film below. We’ll have a full review for you in the next couple of days.

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter opens on Friday 3rd February »

- Paul Heath

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Zombie Kill Count featurette for Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

30 January 2017 1:17 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With Resident Evil: The Final Chapter pushing the franchise’s box office beyond the $1 billion mark worldwide, Sony Pictures has unveiled a new featurette for the action horror sequel entitled ‘Zombie Kill Count’. Check it out below…

See Also: Read our review of Resident Evil: The Final Chapter here

Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, humanity is on its last legs after Alice is betrayed by Wesker in Washington D.C. As the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity’s final stand against the undead hordes, Alice must return to where the nightmare began – Raccoon City, where the Umbrella Corporation is gathering its forces for a final strike against the only remaining survivors of the apocalypse. In a race against time Alice will join forces with old friends, and an unlikely ally, in an action packed battle with undead hordes and new mutant monsters. »

- Amie Cranswick

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Resident Evil: The Final Chapter pushes the franchise past $1 billion

30 January 2017 10:10 AM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Despite earning the best reviews of the series [although our own Rob Kojder didn’t like it] and the lowest opening weekend of the series, Paul W.S. Anderson and Sony Pictures have a lot to celebrate with Resident Evil: The Final Chapter as the franchise has crossed $1 billion worldwide.

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter earned just $13 million from its opening weekend, which wasn’t enough to unseat Split from the top spot, or trouble Hidden Figures and A Dog’s Purpose. However a strong opening overseas has pushed the film to $78 million worldwide.

The film opened to number one in Japan last December.

It should be noted, however, that while Sony are reporting the franchise has pushed $1 billion, Boxofficemojo claim the series has so far earned $994 million. Either way, it will cross $1 billion next week.

Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, humanity is on its last legs after Alice is betrayed by Wesker in Washington D. »

- Luke Owen

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Resident Evil: from the start screen to the big screen

30 January 2017 8:11 AM, PST | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Resident Evil: from the start screen to the big screenResident Evil: from the start screen to the big screenTanner Zipchen1/30/2017 11:11:00 Am

Resident Evil, the most successful videogame to film adaptation of all time, is coming to a close with Resident Evil: The Final Chapter.

Of course, the six Resident Evil films are “loosely” based on the video games, but how much do the two actually cross over? Some of the bigger details are the same; both are set in and around Racoon City and both the films and video games are facing the T-Virus-inflicted zombie apocalypse (which the Umbrella Corportation is responsible for). However, it’s the characters that both separate and unite the film and video game worlds. The films follow the story of Alice (Milla Jovovich) who sets out on a mission to find her identity and wipe out the T-Virus. As she journeys through »

- Tanner Zipchen

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