for an explicit example of how the Intangible Sludge has become standardized, look no further than a season 1 dexter screencap & a dexter: new blood screencap (pls do not @ me with "but he's not in miami anymore")
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Why is Hollywood afraid to use decent lighting and color anymore?
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because colourful things are SILLY and CHILDISH and dark dreary things you cant see that are all kinda tinged greenish grey are MATURE and GROUNDED I guess

Nov 18, 2021 路 7:37 PM UTC

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It's gonna age like that poo&pee style color scheme that showed up so much in the seventies.
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My theory is related: it's because colorful things are GIRLY, the only truly acceptable BOY COLOR is "tactical" black. Girl Cooties, basically.
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It鈥檚 just money like everything else in Hollywood. Cheaper cinematographers, cheaper lighting, light everything flat for better CG, barely color grade
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Video games are coming out the other side of this, how is Hollywood behind on this?
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