Some video game movies are… OK. Most are terrible. Why is that? Allow a guy who makes video game movies for a living (try and) explain.
How does director Paul W.S. Anderson keep coming up for ideas for new entries in the Resident Evil film franchise? According to his wife, series star Milla Jovovich, “professional video game players” do his research for him.
When filmmaker Mike Newell was promoting the Prince of Persia flick, he readily admitted that he didn’t play the game. No wonder, says Resident Evil: Afterlife director Paul W.S. Anderson, the movie didn’t live up to expectations.