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#1 Reuel Gomez

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Posted 30 August 2013 - 10:17 PM

Anybody know what lenses are being used on this film. I can't tell from the b-roll.
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#2 Shawn Martin

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Posted 31 August 2013 - 01:05 AM

Master Primes and Optimos.

And wow, this looks awful. Really can't stand that shiny cheap digital look that makes everything look like a set.
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#3 Reuel Gomez

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Posted 31 August 2013 - 06:25 AM

Master Primes and Optimos.

And wow, this looks awful. Really can't stand that shiny cheap digital look that makes everything look like a set.

I never saw the first film, but I think that might be attributed to the fact that this is trying to be a big-budget sci-fi film on a $40 million budget.
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#4 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 31 August 2013 - 12:09 PM

Less nice highlight handling than we're used to from Alexa, but I can't say the look offends me.

 

Then again, I'm head over heels for this sort of action sci fi.


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#5 David Mullen ASC

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Posted 31 August 2013 - 12:26 PM

It's the small to medium-budget sci-fi movies that tend to be more interesting.
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#6 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 31 August 2013 - 01:41 PM

Absolutely, couldn't agree more. Moon springs to mind, although that was considerably cheaper than this, and rather different in intent.


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#7 Randy J Tomlinson

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Posted 31 August 2013 - 02:49 PM

i just was in the movies to see elysium and also have seen white house down. in both, they showed the trailer of riddick and im excited to see that.


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#8 Vadim Bobkovsky

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Posted 05 September 2013 - 08:51 AM

Previous two "Riddick" features (Pitch Black and Chronicles of Riddick) were shot on 35mm film and both had "hot sun" shots that some hotheads immediately associate with poor overexposure latitude of digital sensors. That effect was so obviously enhanced in grading. To me it looks just like Pitch Black, maybe better.


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#9 Freya Black

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Posted 24 September 2013 - 08:10 AM

It's the small to medium-budget sci-fi movies that tend to be more interesting.

 

That certainly seems to be true.

 

The first in the series was quite a low budget affair but I was surprised that it was actually quite good.

Wished they never made a sequel tho.

 

Hate to think what the 3rd one will be like.

 

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