Resident Evil: Lets Get Evil

The video game movie is a strange thing. Last year we saw Assassins Creed, Angry Birds, Rachet & Clank and Warcraft grace our silver screens, none of which lived up to the hype. It seems the video game movie is cursed, something that simply can’t be done well. That’s the popular opinion anyway. There have been many over the years from Super Mario Bros, Mortal Kombat, Street Fighter, Need For Speed, Hitman, Silent Hill, Max Payne, Tekken, Prince of Persia even Far Cry got a movie. Nearly all of these films have been failures (Silent Hill is pretty good though… Right?)

So for all of these poor attempts to bring the stories from our gaming consoles to the big screen there has been one franchise that for all its flaws seems to have worked, non other than Resident Evil.

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