Resident Evil is becoming a manga! VIZ Media has announced a five-volume series that will act as a prequel to the monstrously successful CAPCOM game, Resident Evil 6.
The prequel, Resident Evil: The Marhawa Desire, is by Naoki Serizawa (Saru Lock) and details the original outbreak of the deadly C-virus in a prestigious Singapore school for the elite – the titular Marhawa Academy.
Volume 1 of Resident Evil: The Marhawa Desire will be released on November 18th, and a special, free will be available in comics shops around the country for Halloween ComicFest. Details follow the jump.
If you were going to remake any movie musical, which one would you pick, and who would you cast? That’s the question posed to the GeekScholars in this week’s topical discussion. We would love to hear what you think of our picks, as well as what your choices might be!
After that, GeekScholars Fox and Jill took to the theaters to partake in the adaptation of the 80s-styled musical, Rock of Ages, so listen in to hear their thoughts on a film that received rather mixed reviews from their fellow critics.
Finally, the GeekScholars quickly tackle some of the news stories of the past week, including: even more Robocop casting, a Snow White and the Huntsman Sequel, and new information about the Henry Cavill-led movie, The Great Wall.
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Okay, kiddies… We’ve got all manner of strangeness for you, today. First up is Quentin Tarantino’s fusion of cars & babes flicks with slasher movies, Death Proof – in it’s extended [by which we mean full] version. Then there’s the new repackaging of the first two Resident Evil movies in what they’re calling the Resurrection Edition. Hey! Zombie dogs! Next we’ve got the original 3:10 To Yuma – a much different version than the recent, excellent film – but just as twisted. Finally, Jim Henson’s first full length feature with only puppets, the amazing The Dark Crystal – in this spiffy 25th Anniversary Edition!
I’m a gamer and have covered the game industry for as long as I covered the film industry and just like the film industry I have a tendency to go my own way and be contrarian. When the Resident Evil series first launched and everyone raved about the game, I was the lone voice that intensely disliked it. And up until Resident Evil 4 (a near perfect game), I’ve never liked the Resident Evil Series.But it’s interesting that while I never particularly cared for the games, I really dug the films – which admittedly most people hate, primarily because it’s different enough from the games, but still pays homage to them.For instance I marked out to the ending of the first Resident Evil because it was an exact replica of the game trailer for RE2.And hey I just like Milla Jovovich (Alice) so sue me. Continue reading Resident Evil: Extinction Is Not Bad. Michelle Alexandria’s Review!→