you know what the non-anamorphic equivalent of 40mm is in FOV terms? cos it aint 40mm.
they had about 4 set ups on the island itself. there were no props, no sets, no modifications, no extras, no catering, etc. etc. etc. skellig gets about a hundred such visits every year, they know the risks and understand mitigation very well.
im 22, totally independent, and i shoot film. and i know a lot of people exactly like me.
who gives a shit you f*****g f****t. never seen a luc besson film before? never seen any film with anamorphics? just watch the f*****g thing and stop worrying about how straight the lines are.
If you actually read the article and check out Ed Lachman's work you'll find out he freely shoots both digital and film, and is making a creative decision in order that the cinematography better serves the story. Rather than, yknow, making a snap judgement based on prejudiced ignorance, or some fear of the unknown. Ahem...
anyone who says digital is easier to use has never used film. there are 2 settings on my camera and thats IT. frame rate and shutter angle. load a roll, plug it in, press the run switch, and its rolling.