Saw this today. First, speaking as a Reduser: another film that looked absolutely STUNNING. By watching this film I can only imagine how Blade Runner could look shot on Epic. It looks, IMHO, better than Prometheus. The film has excellent cinematography and amazing set design. Well done to the creative team.
The film was a pleasant surprise. It's no Verhoeven, so no "camp" and his unique style of humor here, but the story is well told , good performances from the cast. One needs in certain key plot developments to "switch off" the brain, but these moments, again, are surprisingly few- less than in the new Batman film for example. Good time at the movies. some Easter eggs in there for the fans of the Verhoeven film, but I won't spoil those to you guys. Highly recommended and a good reference for picture quality in a Red Epic production. go see it!
Just a side note: there's a bit of a overuse of an "anamorphic flare" effect, as well as a very "interesting" use of focusing. Nothing that spoils the beautiful composition, camera movement and cinematography. It just felt to me a bit too much. But I enjoyed it!
EDIT- and great soundtrack!
Jannard.......... Start the reactor Jannard....
BTW, the trailer for this looked terrific in Imax when I saw it in front of The Dark Kight Rises. The footage looked better than the upscaled 35mm during TDKR.
HOWEVER, the trailer for Skyfall looked equally good.
I think it is the lack of grain in digital that suits the Imax DMR process more than resolution pre-se. I used to think an 8K or 9K res camera would have to compete with full res Imax, now I'm thinking a 6K medium-format (or even 35mm full frame) sized sensor would suffice.
Sometimes grain is good... but not for Imax. :)
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