When you start to play Resident Evil 6...
The difference between the art department guy and the VA/Actors is that the VA/Actors are giving out their likeness for media consumption. Nobody cares if Jerry made a foam tree prop; that is a good paid for by the production company, made from materials paid by said company. It can be reproduced ad infinitum by any… Read more
He also didn’t pay to make The Avengers while he did pay to make Dr Horrible. Those who invest the money in the business should take the lions share of the profits.
I agree, but the issue I take is that videogames are almost the antithesis of Film and TV. Those mediums are completely reliant on acting and vocal talent to make quality art, videogames do not rely on the acting talent in the same way. In a videogame the most important things is having a good game that’s fun to play,… Read more
It’s crazy how much they over complicate things when it comes to making videogame movies. I can understand 90s movies like Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat having issues because those games had little substance when it came to story. The writers and directors basically had to make up the story in order to turn those… Read more
While agreeing with the majority of all of this (and enjoying the read), one thing I did really enjoy upon my initial viewing of this film (which I don’t believe was until late 2002) was that until the reveal of the first zombie, I was absolutely horrified of what would pop out when and where (if I remember correctly,… Read more
Rob, cool to see you taking on the Resident Evil series! We did a podcast miniseries covering all six of the movies over the course of January. When you have time, check it out at https://soundcloud.com/masters-of-nonsense. Looking forward to reading the rest of your articles on this.
Dear lord, edit your work here man! The typos and length killed it for me. My two cents: The first Resident Evil is a fun action romp that makes enough sense to keep you engaged. It’s obviously not high brow scifi or drama. It’s by far the best Video Game movie out there and stands on it’s own.
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