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It’s all about polarizing sequels this month, so we discuss “Resident Evil Apocalypse” for our October guilty pleasures pick.

We ran a poll on social media platforms to see which film we would look at in our Action horror edition. Would it be 2004’s Resident Evil: Apocalypse or 2006’s Underworld: Evolution? Well, by a surprisingly large margin, you voted for the Milla Jovovich vehicle Resident Evil: Apocalypse.
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Resident Evil Apocalypse

Alongside NHE host Scott Murphy, we have a regular guest in horror author Robert Ottone.

Over the course of the episode, the pair talk about how wild and nonstop the film is, try (and fail) to decipher the baffling plot logic, and explore how this movie follows the rule of cool.

Plus, they get into just how much research Sienna Guillory did for her role, how cool it was to see Nemesis on the big screen, and whether or not — for all its flaws (and despite having even worse reviews) — this is actually more fun than the original.

Resident Evil: Apocalypse isn’t readily available for streaming in the US or UK, so you’ll have to hunt to find this one online or pick up the DVD


Guilty Pleasures is a monthly spin-off show of the popular New Horror Express (NHE) podcast. Each month, NHE host Scott Murphy, alongside some former guests on the interview podcast, takes a deep dive into a 21st Century “Guilty Pleasure” horror movie as chosen by you the listener in an online poll (based on a particular theme).

Host Scott Murphy is a freelance journalist, reviewer, and podcaster. He got into horror in his early teens and has not looked back since. As well as reviewing on New Horror Express, he currently writes reviews for The Wee Review and has previously written for Slimehouse TV, Subtitled Online, and The 405.  His favorite horror movie is The Shining, and his favorite horror novel is Interview with The Vampire.

Be sure to tune in every month for new episodes of THE GUILTY PLEASURES PODCAST on the Morbidly Beautiful Network. 

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