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Save for the third installment of the Resident Evil series, Extinction, I've never been a fan of these movies about zombie mayhem, bullets, blades and bad acting (and yes, I've seen all of them, from first to recent.). Sure, the series has its moments where I can watch 'em, ignore the inconsistent storyline and have some fun with it, but I could never fully appreciate it as a guilty pleasure.. However, I am a fan of Milla Jovovitch because she's an action star that can hold her weight with the Stallone's, the Schwartzenegger's, the Statham's of bad-ass action heroes and be totally nonchalant about it. So, of course, there's a new trailer for the latest RE movie, dubbed The Final Chapter, where Alice, now re-bonded with the T-virus that gives her superhuman powers (it's best not to ask why the Umberalla Corp. does this after taking them from her in the fourth installment of the series, Afterlife), goes back to Raccoon City, the epicenter of where the virus began, to destroy Umbrella and the hordes of undead they unintentionally created. I'll just say this: anyone who uses Guns N' Roses "Paradise City" this well and makes the song even more bad-ass than it already is has my full attention, but please, Sony: when your marketing campaign says it's the final chapter, let it be so. It would be incredible to watch Milla team up with Tom Cruise in a Jack Reacher/Mission Impossible installment; seeing two actors who throw themselves into every action sequence bounce off one another; or throw down with Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson and company in one of the two remaining Fast & Furious movies. Jovovitch has proven time and again she can throw down with the boys, and we need more of her in the action movie genre. 

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