New Release: Resident Evil Afterlife DVD, Blu-ray and 3D

Resident Evil: Afterlife movie sceneThe fourth movie in the Resident Evil science-fiction horror franchise, Resident Evil: Afterlife, was the first film from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment to come out on Blu-ray 3D the same day as DVD and Blu-ray. The movie arrives on DVD ($28.95), Blu-ray ($34.95) and Blu-ray 3D ($39.95) on Dec. 28, 2010, in time for the spending of Christmas gift cards.

In the movie, which grossed $60 million in theaters, Milla Jovovich (The Fourth Kind) reprises her role as Alice, who continues her mission to find survivors of a virus infection that has ravaged the world, turning its victims into the undead. Jovovich is joined in her battle with an old friend, and they travel to Los Angeles looking for a safe haven. Heroes Ali Larter also stars, and Afterlife is directed and written by Paul W. S. Anderson, who also wrote the original Resident Evil as well as sequels Resident Evil: Apocalypse and Resident Evil: Extinction and directed the original film.

The Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D are packed with these special features:

  • PS3 wallpaper theme
  • Undead Vision: Picture-in-Picture
  • Sony’s MovieIQ BD-Live feature with trivia about the film
  • filmmaker commentary
  • deleted and extended scenes
  • outtakes
  • and featurettes
    • “Back Under the Umbrella: Directing Afterlife
    • “Band of Survivors: Casting Afterlife
    • “Undead Dimension: Resident Evil in 3D”
    • “Fighting Back: The Action of Afterlife
    • “Vision of the Apocalypse: The Design of Afterlife
    • “New Blood: The Undead of Afterlife
    • and “Pwning the Undead: Gamers of the Afterlife

The DVD contains only three special features:

  • filmmaker commentary
  • “Band of Survivors: Casting Afterlife
  • and “Fighting Back: The Action of Afterlife.”

Here’s the movie’s trailer:


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Sam Clark is the former Managing Editor/Online Editor of Video Business magazine. With 19 years experience in journalism, 12 in the home entertainment industry, Sam has been hooked on movies on since she saw E.T. then stared into the sky waiting to meet her own friendly alien. Thanks to her husband’s shared love of movies, Sam reviews Blu-ray discs in a true home theater, with a 118-inch screen, projector and cushy recliners with cup holders.