Yes, this is a beauty contest. It’s not about the overall quality of the film. This is just about the look of the film. So mostly the way it was shot, the cinematography, the framing, the camera angles, the film stock, the sets, the costumes, the actors, the makeup, the landscapes. In short: The visuals. I know this may sound shallow, but if movies are primarily a visual medium after all. The aesthetic qualities of a film are where a lot of our enjoyment of a film comes from, whether we pay attention to it or not. The great thing about it is that you don’t really have to explain it: The picture speaks for itself. Continue reading
This is not a traditional film review, but a spoiler filled discussion of Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel, that is his vision of the most iconic and famous superhero of them all: Superman.
Continue reading only if you have seen those films or if you don’t care for spoilers. You have been warned! Continue reading