The Spectacularization Syndrome of Digital Visual Effects: Mannerist Cinema

Authors

  • Marcos García-Ergüín Maza Universidad Rey Juan Carlos

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37467/gka-revvisual.v1.639

Keywords:

Digital Films, Visual Effects, Aesthetics

Abstract

This study tries to figure out how Hollywood pictures exaggerate the representation of reality turning digital films into a baroque creation far away from the audience. There is a nonsense fight between the biggest studios to compete in CGI and create the most spectacular visual effect in order to get success. However, that digital dependence has forgotten the main idea of cinema: the representation of a fiction story based on the real world. Due to this, visual effects dominate Hollywood market and have become their own problem.

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Published

2014-05-05

How to Cite

García-Ergüín Maza M. (2014). The Spectacularization Syndrome of Digital Visual Effects: Mannerist Cinema. VISUAL REVIEW. International Visual Culture Review / Revista Internacional De Cultura Visual, 1(2). https://doi.org/10.37467/gka-revvisual.v1.639

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Research articles