Talk:Resident Evil: Vendetta

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:That's not really much of an excuse. Actually, since Chris's rifle is unique to everyone else's, it's safe to say it is his rifle that he brought along considering his had and optic on it compared to everyone using iron sights. If he wanted to brass check the rifle, the insides of the helicopter was bring enough for him to visually see a round chambered and he had visually checked the mag for rounds as well. Even if they are not expecting human threats, their training would have been against human threats and that kind of habit is hard to break, unless the movie is telling us the Mexican forces are just a bunch of idiots. [[User:Excalibur01|Excalibur01]] ([[User talk:Excalibur01|talk]]) 23:51, 13 June 2017 (EDT)
 
:That's not really much of an excuse. Actually, since Chris's rifle is unique to everyone else's, it's safe to say it is his rifle that he brought along considering his had and optic on it compared to everyone using iron sights. If he wanted to brass check the rifle, the insides of the helicopter was bring enough for him to visually see a round chambered and he had visually checked the mag for rounds as well. Even if they are not expecting human threats, their training would have been against human threats and that kind of habit is hard to break, unless the movie is telling us the Mexican forces are just a bunch of idiots. [[User:Excalibur01|Excalibur01]] ([[User talk:Excalibur01|talk]]) 23:51, 13 June 2017 (EDT)
 
:Maybe its a "Leon is hella operator so we have to show him fiddling with his gun to show how operator he is" kind of situation. I do like the small detail of the struck primer on the ejected casing from the first slomo combat sequence though.--[[User:Aidoru|Aidoru]] ([[User talk:Aidoru|talk]]) 02:59, 14 June 2017 (EDT)
 
:Maybe its a "Leon is hella operator so we have to show him fiddling with his gun to show how operator he is" kind of situation. I do like the small detail of the struck primer on the ejected casing from the first slomo combat sequence though.--[[User:Aidoru|Aidoru]] ([[User talk:Aidoru|talk]]) 02:59, 14 June 2017 (EDT)
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I can understand the whole make the character look all operator and shit but the ejecting live round just bothers me because nobody does that in real life. [[User:Excalibur01|Excalibur01]] ([[User talk:Excalibur01|talk]]) 10:02, 14 June 2017 (EDT)

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Is it just me or is the slide on Chris' Beretta locked a little too far back? Spartan198 (talk) 15:49, 17 May 2017 (EDT)

It does have an extended barrel. Maybe the depth of the image is making it look longer because it's CGI Excalibur01 (talk) 17:44, 17 May 2017 (EDT)

Also, is it me, or did Leon suddenly graduated top of his class from the School of John Wick? Excalibur01 (talk) 17:44, 17 May 2017 (EDT)

Looks like the Japanese tried so hard to do some John Wick impression. Even make Leon holds his handgun in a two handed sideway grip (see the last image on the Sentinel Nine section). That is not the Correct C.A.R. stance. Kliwher (talk) 5:59, 18 May 2017 (EDT)

He's also aiming the pistol too close to his face and the actor is barely simulating recoil Excalibur01 (talk) 11:09, 18 May 2017 (EDT)

Is it just me, or does Leon look a bit like Norman Reedus here? Pyr0m4n14c (talk) 21:03, 17 May 2017 (EDT)

They keep evolving Leon's character design to be more grunge as time passes. If you guys know about video game reviewers, there's a notable guy named "AngryJoe" and Leon's jacket looks exactly like the one Joe wears all the time. Excalibur01 (talk) 11:08, 18 May 2017 (EDT)

Pyr0m4n14c, I don't see it, maybe because I grew up with him so much that I don't see any resemblance of Norman in any other people. I'mallaboutguns.1 (talk) 21:32, 17 May 2017 (EDT)

It's the motorcycle gear and the hair style. I can kinda see it but that's about it. --DeltaOne (talk) 05:23, 19 May 2017 (EDT)

It's also nice to see the classic character wielding real world based guns, though Leon's a bit exaggerated with an extended mag and a big old muzzle brake, but still based on a real gun compared to the last game they were in Excalibur01 (talk) 11:10, 18 May 2017 (EDT)

Also, how does Chris have a bayonet and a grenade launcher? --That's the Way It's Done (talk) 14:24, 21 May 2017 (EDT)
I actually didn't think about that until you've pointed it out. Excalibur01 (talk) 11:03, 12 June 2017 (EDT)
The movie does not released yet, so we don't know if that bayonet can be released or not. But if it's the latter, I have 2 possibilities about that. 1, The director thought it will be cool for Chris to just have grenade launcher and bayonet, not knowing the function of bayonet lug. and 2, Maybe the director knows that bayonet will not function without its lug, so he thought that Chris could do some custom work on his own rifle so that the bayonet can be installed with grenade launcher.

First 9 minutes of the movie was released: https://youtu.be/utj_ZjuMBPs Looks like Chris went in with a Mexican special forces unit rather than a BSAA team. They seemed to be armed with FX-05. Unfortunately the IGN logo is there throughout the entire video.--Wildcards (talk) 03:46, 12 June 2017 (EDT)

Not bad. Starting at about 01:03 it looks like Leon has a second pistol carried inverted behind the small of his back. Another Sentinel 9? --DeltaOne (talk) 05:59, 12 June 2017 (EDT)
Can't quite tell, but is it me or is his backup pistol facing the same side as his primary pistol? I've always thought most people would rather have the backup facing your opposite hand. Also kinda weird since these are zombies but he's shooting the bag anywhere but the head Excalibur01 (talk) 11:02, 12 June 2017 (EDT)
In my mind you keep the backup pistol facing your dominant hand incase something is up with your primary, you'd only have it facing the other way if you where planning to use it in tandem with your primary (which to be fair Leon does in RE6 so I can see your point) --RedRobinAlpha (talk) 21:16, 13 June 2017 (EDT)
It would make sense that his backup be more centered so he could access it with his other hand as well. Hence the point of the back up. Excalibur01 (talk) 23:52, 13 June 2017 (EDT)


Already off to a bad start. Chris checks his weapon and ejects a live round out of it on purpose. I can understand in real life, an actor does this because they are actors, but this was on purpose by the animators and sound guys who made this. Also, it just bothers me when people who are supposed to be tactical have their lights constantly on even when pointed down. Excalibur01 (talk) 13:45, 12 June 2017 (EDT)

The only explanation for ejecting the live round, I can think of, would be that it might not be his own weapon but one provided by locals so he is checking that it chambers without any trouble, and as for the lights, it looks like they are using on off weapon lights not pressure sensitive ones, and given they are not expecting any human resistance, enemies noticing the lights would not be a concern as much as keeping the dimly lit areas illuminated.--RedRobinAlpha (talk) 21:16, 13 June 2017 (EDT)
That's not really much of an excuse. Actually, since Chris's rifle is unique to everyone else's, it's safe to say it is his rifle that he brought along considering his had and optic on it compared to everyone using iron sights. If he wanted to brass check the rifle, the insides of the helicopter was bring enough for him to visually see a round chambered and he had visually checked the mag for rounds as well. Even if they are not expecting human threats, their training would have been against human threats and that kind of habit is hard to break, unless the movie is telling us the Mexican forces are just a bunch of idiots. Excalibur01 (talk) 23:51, 13 June 2017 (EDT)
Maybe its a "Leon is hella operator so we have to show him fiddling with his gun to show how operator he is" kind of situation. I do like the small detail of the struck primer on the ejected casing from the first slomo combat sequence though.--Aidoru (talk) 02:59, 14 June 2017 (EDT)

I can understand the whole make the character look all operator and shit but the ejecting live round just bothers me because nobody does that in real life. Excalibur01 (talk) 10:02, 14 June 2017 (EDT)




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