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Resident Evil: Apocalypse


Source: Catholic News Service

Mindless action/horror sequel taking up where the first film left off, as a ragtag handful of survivors (led by Milla Jovovich, genetically enhanced with superhuman powers this time around) fight their way to safety after the deadly virus unleashed in the first film escapes underground containment, turning the infected surface population into flesh-eating zombies. Based on the ultraviolent video game and directed by Alexander Witt, this "Dawn of the Dead" clone is devoid of anything remotely resembling narrative, character or redeeming moral value, opting instead for nonstop, gratuitous carnage. Excessive graphic violence, desecration of religious objects and brief partial nudity, as well as recurring rough language and profanity. The USCCB Office for Film & Broadcasting classification is O -- morally offensive. The Motion Picture Association of America rating is R -- restricted.

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