Brian Collins's blog | SCREAMFEST

Revisiting The RESIDENT EVIL Franchise

Share

No one expects much out of a movie based on a video game, and even fewer would expect any such film to become a major franchise with almost as many entries as the game series that inspired it. But the Resident Evil films did just that; Paul WS Anderson and Milla Jovovich joined forces six times from 2002 to 2017, presenting an ever-escalating story about Alice (Jovovich) and her endless battles with zombies and other monsters that were spawned by the evil Umbrella corporation.

Continue reading →

The Horror of the Amityville Series

Share

Horror fans like to laugh at the wacky turns taken in the Halloween and Texas Chainsaw Massacre franchises, with constant resets and retcons that have turned them into "Choose Your Own Adventure" style journeys. The truth is, neither of them have anything on the Amityville series, which consists of nearly thirty (!) official and unofficial films that have little to nothing to do with one another.

Continue reading →