|Resident Evil: Retribution in 3D|
The Resident Evil Franchise, starring Milla Jovovich, is coming back with a fifth movie.
Yes. I said fifth.
They want retribution this time. For what, I do not know.
|Alice in Resident Evil 5, played by Milla Jovovich|
But there is one problem - rather than continuing to produce high-quality and consistent movies that build onto a franchise, Hollywood opts to use the bigger explosions, unrealistic over-the-top CGI, and the 3D schtick to crank out another movie, rather than to expand the content of the franchise portfolio by producing a great script.
Part of the problem is that established brands with previous successes in the U.S. and worldwide already have brand recognition. That means they already have a "foot in the door" when it comes to adding on a sequel to the franchise.
Keep in mind that Hollywood executives aim to make 60-70% of their profits through worldwide distribution. That means that 30-40% is made here in the U.S., but the worldwide markets have a big influence on what movies get made.
|Alice running from blood-thirsty zombie-like humans created by the Umbrella Corp.'s T-Virus|
That includes hordes of zombies, and every other beast fathomable, since the Resident Evil movies do not stick to one kind of evil. They do it all.
I would rather see them do one thing and do it well, rather than to do it all and be and a master of nothing.
Good movies are good movies. Plain and simple. But when is the last time you saw a sequel win an award for acting?
If you want to see the trailer for yourself, it can be viewed here on Yahoo! Movies.
...and by the way, if you are a fan of the video games, be sure to pick up Resident Evil: Revelations for the Nintendo 3DS, but don't look at the spine of the game, because it is misspelled.
|Resident Evil: Revelations incorrectly spelled "Revelaitons"|