Like some sort of demented Liverpudian Chia Pet, it seemed as if all you needed to do was just add a little Yellow Submarine-flavored water and voila! Other ambient noises of people screaming or talking are consistent and loud, providing some nice depth in this musical soundscape. When brighter and well lit, this thing looks quite sharp and crisp. Flesh Tones: Skin tones are natural and consistent for the most part. At the center of the film is a love story between two young people from very different backgrounds. This film is bright, vibrant and boasts a great artwork of colors from start to finish, ranging from all over the color spectrum.
Black levels are absorbingly deep. This new 4K master came from the original 35mm negative and looks striking and bold. When young dockworker Jude Jim Sturgess leaves Liverpool to find his estranged father in America, he is swept up by the waves of change that are re-shaping the nation. I would recommend this to a friend Like most musicals, there are a couple of slow spots and the staging is awkward in some of the dance scenes. I would recommend this to a friend If I could only recommend one musical from the past decade or two this would be it. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' the little-remembered 1978 celluloid travesty that -- no joke -- saw the Bee Gees and Peter Frampton attempting to reinterpret the Beatles as rock-disco , but it's not the phantasmagorical masterpiece that it could have been.
Perhaps second only to Baz Luhrmann, she knows how to bring the bravura excesses of the Broadway stage to the big screen, without being confined by them. Whether it be the finest minutia in physical features or rough textures on the surfaces of the stone buildings, streets, and the interiors of dwellings, or the majestic vistas of the shooting locations, the imagery is gorgeous. I bought the soundtrack within hours of seeing the movie and have found it to be great road music. A perfect example of this is in the Benefit For Mr. With two feature films and and the acclaimed Broadway staging of under her belt, Taymor has quickly become known as one of Hollywood's reigning visual stylists.
The included screenshots are sourced from a 1080p Blu-ray disc. If not, try it out and you may be pretty impressed with the quality. Director: Julie Taymor Writers: Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais Starring: Evan Rachel Wood, Jim Sturgess, Joe Anderson, Dana Fuchs, Martin Luther McCoy, Bono The film has been digitally restored and is presented in full 4K resolution. Across the Universe is an action, musical, and romantic movie packed in with alot more. Newcomer Jim Sturgess stars as Jude, a young man working on the docks in Liverpool. The acting is not good, it is superb.
This movie will rock your world. In fact you'll want to whatch it again and again and again. When called upon its ability to render acoustics, point to point imaging and expanding the breadth of the soundstage never disappointed. I would recommend this to a friend I loved this movie the moment I saw the previews. Blacks are dynamic, gradationally satisfying, and deep, which is accentuated by contrast that is spot on and predominantly stable over the course of the presentation.
Even better details are in the brick buildings and in the riot scene during the song Let It Be, where all of the burned out cars and shops show all of their imperfections. Print wear is essentially nonexistent and other source or encode shortcomings are practically nil. I would recommend this to a friend I took my teen-age daughter to see this movie right after Thanksgiving. I would recommend this to a friend When i first saw the preview for this movie i fell inlove. In listening to the Dolby Atmos surround mix I found it to be of the moderately active, which considering the source material was quite welcoming. While this movie will not be nominated for any academy awards, it was nonetheless a very enjoyable work. All the dancing, backdrops and effects also look like nothing out of place and are perfectly fitting of the era.
The benefits of high dynamic range and wide color gamut are on display throughout as earth toned colors have an added dimension that enlivens shots where they would normally have blended in, being seen as a less provocative background element that would generally go unnoticed. Contrast abounds, lending an authenticity that underscores the subject matter, bringing it to a visually rewarding level. With characters such as Lucy, Jude, and Prudence, this story of love and life, and war and revolution is told through the songs of the Beatles. Overview - Across the Universe, from director Julie Taymor, is a revolutionary rock musical that re-imagines America in the turbulent late-1960s, a time when battle lines were being drawn at home and abroad. The film takes a whirlwind journey through the last bit of youth and loss of innocence that came with our country in the wake of events like the Detroit riots and of course, the Vietnam war. The best parts of the film are the interwoven musical set pieces, some of which are better than others, but consisting of the music of The Beatles, performed by members of the cast.
Across the Universe mixes a stellar music soundtrack along with great sound effects that never drown out one another. You know where it's going and what it's characters' motivations are. Millions paid for tickets to see a group of John, Paul, George and Ringo imposters miming to the music of the band, complete with wired-on mop-tops and cheesy theatrical staging. It was about how people in the 60's reacted to the war by combining the Beatles music and to show how the characters reacted to what was going on around them. A few songs also feel a bit forced in here and there But honestly, the more Beatles music the better. When brought back to reality, the viewer notices the leads in a struggle love one another because of two very separate political ideals. Included are Eddie Izzard Live Alternate Take 1 2:50 and Eddie Izzard Live Alternate Take 1 2:52.