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Old 10-05-2010, 04:39 PM   #1
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Question Should the film be overstylized?

One of the things I was looking forward to with Nolan involved was a 'grounded' take on an unrealistic character, with cinematography akin to "The Dark Knight" and "Inception" ... giving us that real world feel.

Making us believe Superman exists in the real world.


Snyder is notorious for stylized comicbook pieces (300, Watchmen, Suckerpunch), should Superman be handled the same way?


I'm hoping it isn't as I'd rather see Batman, Green Lantern and Superman filmed in similar styles.

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Old 10-05-2010, 04:39 PM   #2
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Old 10-05-2010, 04:41 PM   #3
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I hope not... but it's like the more i hear, the more i want to curl up in a ball and cry

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Closer to Inception and farther from Watchmen and 300 would be fine, in terms of image. I was never a fan of over-stylization.

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Old 10-05-2010, 04:43 PM   #5
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Question is, is Snyder even capable of the type of direction seen in Inception?

I'm skeptical, because his prior work says otherwise.

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Old 10-05-2010, 04:44 PM   #6
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Question is, is Snyder even capable of the type of direction seen in Inception?

I'm skeptical, because his prior work says otherwise.
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I think Snyder will make this film more comic booky than Nolans films.

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Old 10-05-2010, 04:45 PM   #7
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Default Re: Should the film be overstylized?

Not too stylized, except maybe for potential flashbacks.

I say go for a real look, but tweak it somewhat like 70's movies soft-filter. It should still have a slightly otherworldy look.

Not as "real" as Nolan's Batmen, but not as "fake" as Watchmen.

Maybe ala Spielberg's latest slightly desaturated movies like Minority Report and War Of The Worlds. They also have a bit of soft-filter going.





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Old 10-05-2010, 04:46 PM   #8
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I think Nolan wants Superman to as different from his Batman films as possible.

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Old 10-05-2010, 04:47 PM   #9
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watchmen was'nt too over stylized

this is a guy who can fly and i am sure we will see some space stuff it needs some style

dont try to ground supes

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I vote against overstylizing the film, not that it matters.

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Old 10-05-2010, 04:47 PM   #11
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NO. And I had this argument with friends last night and none of them understood what I meant.

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Old 10-05-2010, 04:49 PM   #12
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Question is, is Snyder even capable of the type of direction seen in Inception?

I'm skeptical, because his prior work says otherwise.
I don't remember DAWN OF THE DEAD being overstylized.

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I don't remember DAWN OF THE DEAD being overstylized.
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Old 10-05-2010, 04:58 PM   #14
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True. I was thinking comicbook adaptions exclusively.

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Old 10-05-2010, 04:58 PM   #15
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I don't want it to be overstylized but I damn sure don't want it too look like Superman Returns, Batman Begins or The Dark Knight.

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Maybe ala Spielberg's latest slightly desaturated movies like Minority Report and War Of The Worlds. They also have a bit of soft-filter going.
As a huge Spielberg fan I dislike this idea: Janusz Kaminski (Steven's camera man since Schindler's List) does that because these are very dark films. I'd rather something more like Catch Me if You Can, The Terminal and Kingdom of the Crystal Skull because those are light films.

Frankly like most Hollywood movies today scenes will be either blue or orange. It's a look consistent in all of Larry Fong's films for Zack - 300, Watchmen and Sucker Punch.

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I'd like for the movie to look like Star Trek minus the lense flares ofcourse.

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I'd like a happy medium. A world that resembles our own but is obviously fantastical.

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Closer to Inception and farther from Watchmen and 300 would be fine, in terms of image. I was never a fan of over-stylization.
I definitely do not want it to look like Watchmen or 300, or Sucker Punch for that matter. It just screams immaturity to me.

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^ lol no it screams sci fi/fantasy

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Old 10-05-2010, 05:09 PM   #21
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I don't want it to be overstylized but I damn sure don't want it too look like Superman Returns, Batman Begins or The Dark Knight.
All three films are gorgeous, though.

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I love Nolan's style, but it's Nolan's style. I don't want this to look like Watchmen and obviously not like 300, but it will probably look different then Nolan's approach. I'll be interested to what he actually does do with the visual style though.

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All three films are gorgeous, though.
I'd like a more fantasy based film. I honestly don't think that either of them looked gorgeous. They looked nice but thats it.

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What about a goldish hue ala SWORDFISH?

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I'd like for the movie to look like Star Trek minus the lense flares ofcourse.
That'd be great colour wise, Star Trek had lighting ranging beyond blue and orange into red, white and green.

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I definitely do not want it to look like Watchmen or 300, or Sucker Punch for that matter. It just screams immaturity to me.
I'm unsure about what was so immature about Watchmen's sombre palette. Of course it shouldn't look too much like 300 or Sucker Punch, as those films really take place in the mind of their narrators. Then again, those jumps that looked very unrealistic in Watchmen would make sense with Superman and Zod.

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God forbid a fantasy or sci-film about Superman!

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