Close as possible isn't always the best solution for audio. You'll get major dropouts when the talent turns their head or moves. You also pick up the annoying mouth sounds that you do not hear in a normal distance conversation. Sound should reflect the distance to subject.
Only 80k? Rent it people. Why put a second mortgage on your house, when RED will make it obsolete in 2 years with a newer model.
Hurlbut is a working Hollywood cinematographer. The other two, not so much.
Missing Zodiac, Black Swan, and No Country for Old Men.
I looked up the definition of negatism on the urban dictionary.
"Retarded way of saying negativity for moronic teachers like Ms.Bent."
Just thought it was funny.
I agree with Mr.Krall that there is too much negativity. I was just happy to watch the video.
Where are the ten clichés mentioned in the title? Trailers spoiling movies, final installments broken up, money-grabbing sequels, over-reliance on CGI... etc are not clichés of superhero films, but general criticisms of Hollywood. Overused plot devices, stilted dialog, characters with no purpose other than pushing the plot forward, fake emotional moments - usually superhero bonding with a child(Iron man III).. etc. Clichés ain't hard to find.