Most lenses are terrible at more than F8, and diffraction sets in. Not a good idea.
Yeah no thanks.
There are 3 gigantic issues with this idea that will prevent it from happening.
1) Perfect visual and audio RIPs of the film will come out within hours of the the films release.
2) How do you determine how much each theater gets as a percentage of the revenue. If you have a small independent theater near a multiplex and they are both playing Captain America how do you determine the amounts each receive? And you best have something hard in place for this or be prepared for tons of lawsuits.
3) Actors/Crew get different percentages based on distribution method, have fun fighting over how much they receive with this.
Completely agree. Spielberg is the true master of these shots when he chooses to utilize them. My personal favorite is in Jurassic Park. No one realizes it, but the shot where they are talking about triceratops droppings is actually beautifully staged and one long take. You never even think about it when watching the film, it is used to tell the story.
As you said, I think Chivo's recent work is not aiding the storytelling, it's camera stuntwork that pulls me out of the film because I notice it constantly when watching.
Great article. Getting outside cannot be overstated! I find if you stare at a screening that has scenes consistently the wrong color temp you can start to see it as "correct".
Excellent article, didn't know it was processed like this. I always thought they passed to the the colorists after the VFX were completed.