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I agree with the earlier posters, amazing video. Intriguing to watch as I’ve spent a lot of time spelunking and paddling in this neighborhood.
I’m a little sad from a cinematography perspective to see them using small format digital cameras. The adaptation of a literary work of this importance seems to deserve 35mm cinematography or at least a full resolution digital cinematography acquisition format. Can only assume they don’t have a large budget for the film so especially admire his determination to “git er done”
I believe they are using the Canon 5Ds. If the DP knows how to shoot with them, it will look very good.
I am curious to know your opinion on the adaptation of Child of God and Blood Meridian. I will be honest, I am dreadfully depressed. No Country for Old Men was brilliant, but The Road was horrid. Maybe it was the cast or the Cohen brothers that made it so good; and the opposite for the Road. I hate the thought of Hollywood butchering his work sickens me. Child of God is brilliant, Blood Meridian is epic… They need to leave them alone. I cannot imagine making Blood Meridian without it either being terrible or a snuff film. That violence and his prose makes it so, that to do it justice, the film would need to be a real life massacre. I don’t mean lets do it that way, I am saying the book and prose creates violence in such a manner that only the imagination or viewing the real thing, would convey the true nature of the novel.
That is my little rant for the day.
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