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#1 David Mullen ASC

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Posted 20 August 2015 - 10:48 PM

If you want to see a big Hollywood spy/action movie with some nice cinematography, stylish lighting, etc. this is a good choice.  At first, I thought it was shot in 35mm anamorphic, but it turns out it was shot on the Alexa, I guess with some mild grain added in post, not sure, but the look was great.

 

There was one action scene at night in a harbor involving a boat chase that I think used some Canon C500's and GoPros mixed in there and that was the only stuff that didn't look as rich as the rest of the movie...

 

Otherwise, I really enjoyed the cinematography, very classy and stylish.  Great use of zooms in a retro way, too.


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#2 Phil Rhodes

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Posted 21 August 2015 - 03:58 AM

I believe there's a particularly brilliant article coming up in American Cinematographer which will confirm many of those observations.

 

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#3 John Holland

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Posted 21 August 2015 - 04:34 AM

I agree it looks stunning Cinematography and Design are the best thing about the film .


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#4 Shawn Martin

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Posted 23 August 2015 - 08:42 PM

I believe there's a particularly brilliant article coming up in American Cinematographer which will confirm many of those observations.
 
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#5 Miguel Angel

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Posted 24 August 2015 - 07:23 PM

Very nice article! And the movie is very entertaining and stylish too.

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#6 Vivek Venkatraman

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Posted 02 September 2015 - 09:53 AM

Entertaining movie but a LOT of static shots that were out of focus. Very well shot and lit otherwise. Some of the night exterior lighting was superb.


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