1. Notification emails are working properly again. Please check your email spam folder and if you see any emails from the Cantina there, make sure to mark them as "Not Spam". This will help a lot to whitelist the emails and to stop them going to spam.
    Dismiss Notice
  2. IMPORTANT! To be able to create new threads and rate posts, you need to have at least 30 posts in The Cantina.
    Dismiss Notice
  3. Before posting a new thread, check the list with similar threads that will appear when you start typing the thread's title.
    Dismiss Notice

Which movie is more beautiful (visually) ?

Discussion in 'General Sequel Trilogy Discussion' started by Josh, Dec 22, 2017.

?

  1. VII

    17 vote(s)
    33.3%
  2. VIII

    34 vote(s)
    66.7%
  1. Josh

    Josh Rebel Official

    Joined:
    Jan 7, 2017
    Posts:
    553
    Likes Received:
    2,707
    Trophy Points:
    8,917
    Credits:
    4,548
    Ratings:
    +3,348 / 26 / -11
    Title says it all, which movie of the ST is more beautiful to look at ?


    JJ. Abrams & Dan Mindel vs Rian Johnson & Steve Yedlin

    edit: Can somebody pls fix the headline "beautiful" :mad:
     
    • Like Like x 3
  2. dillene

    dillene Rebel Trooper

    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2016
    Posts:
    61
    Likes Received:
    80
    Trophy Points:
    182
    Credits:
    413
    Ratings:
    +165 / 0 / -0
    VIII definitely. Not just for the gorgeous scenery on Crait and Ahch-to, but the way the characters are shot. You have Adam Driver and his amazing inflatable lips, and then there's that shot of Leia looking sideways over the high collar of her robe. It's a beautiful piece of work.
     
    • Like Like x 5
  3. RoyleRancor

    RoyleRancor Jedi General

    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2016
    Posts:
    5,360
    Likes Received:
    31,212
    Trophy Points:
    155,167
    Credits:
    23,035
    Ratings:
    +39,191 / 150 / -97
    The choices made with the lighting of characters is brilliant too.
    I need to watch again to be 100% sure, but each time the story is told of what happened between Luke and Kylo it's lit differently to give you a different feeling about it.
     
    • Like Like x 2
    • Disagree Disagree x 1
  4. Messi

    Messi Force Attuned

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2015
    Posts:
    2,853
    Likes Received:
    7,278
    Trophy Points:
    15,067
    Credits:
    10,867
    Ratings:
    +9,342 / 192 / -29
    I voted for TFA for now because the photography was amazing.

    But TLJ is fantastic too, but I've just watched twice.

    Some of the best stills frrom TFA:

    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Dare you to beat these...hehehhe
     
    #4 Messi, Dec 23, 2017
    Last edited: Dec 24, 2017
    • Like Like x 7
    • Great Post Great Post x 1
  5. Dawn

    Dawn Rebel General

    Joined:
    Jun 6, 2017
    Posts:
    496
    Likes Received:
    1,093
    Trophy Points:
    4,967
    Credits:
    1,788
    Ratings:
    +1,632 / 27 / -26
    I have to say TFA. The desert, the beautiful forest, the snowy forest...It's the best looking SW movie in my book. The light/dark, warm/cold, fertile/sterile contrast is simply amazing in TFA.
     
    • Like Like x 6
  6. Trokanmariel

    Trokanmariel Clone Trooper

    Joined:
    Dec 23, 2017
    Posts:
    130
    Likes Received:
    104
    Trophy Points:
    92
    Credits:
    233
    Ratings:
    +206 / 57 / -24
    The Last Jedi is more visual, but TFA should still be proud of its own nature. Rogue One is less visual, but then Rogue One has the plot to make up for the deficit of visual
     
    • Like Like x 1
    • Disagree Disagree x 1
  7. The Last Jorgny

    The Last Jorgny Rebel Official

    Joined:
    Oct 17, 2017
    Posts:
    226
    Likes Received:
    1,439
    Trophy Points:
    7,492
    Credits:
    2,125
    Ratings:
    +1,618 / 4 / -0
    This was actually trickier than i thought. Both of them are very good looking, and it's kind of hard to compare them in some aspects. I really appreciate the planets TFA gave us, and the lightsaber fight in the snow is probably the coolest looking lightsaber duel in the saga. But I think TLJ in general impressed me more often with beautiful shots. I vote VIII, but I think i need to see it one more time to be certain.
     
    • Like Like x 4
  8. joefavs

    joefavs Clone

    Joined:
    Dec 26, 2017
    Posts:
    7
    Likes Received:
    14
    Trophy Points:
    9
    Credits:
    154
    Ratings:
    +20 / 0 / -0
    There's a spareness to TFA that I find very appealing; TLJ feels a little over-stuffed at times. Also, lightsabers in the snow.
     
    • Like Like x 2
  9. King Chewie

    King Chewie Rebelscum

    Joined:
    Dec 24, 2015
    Posts:
    67
    Likes Received:
    171
    Trophy Points:
    992
    Credits:
    699
    Ratings:
    +254 / 0 / -0
    This is kind of tough! In terms of environments, TFA likely makes better use of the natural environment to create drama (Rey alone in the desert under the AT-AT, TIE fighters in the sunset, lightsabers in the snow, etc.), but TLJ has richer action scenes and creatures (the opening space battle, porgs, fathiers, caretakers, the milk creature, those aliens cloaked in black in Snoke’s chamber, Snoke himself, the Crait sequence). TLJ universe is just more filled with life and dramatic situations in general. I hate giving answers like this, but neither film is more visually stunning, they are both beautiful and captivating in their own unique ways.
     
    • Like Like x 2
  10. Messi

    Messi Force Attuned

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2015
    Posts:
    2,853
    Likes Received:
    7,278
    Trophy Points:
    15,067
    Credits:
    10,867
    Ratings:
    +9,342 / 192 / -29
    I just noticed them this night in my 3rd viewing? Do we have a clear picture of these two?
     
  11. FN-3263827

    FN-3263827 First Order CPS
    1030th General **** (Mod)

    Joined:
    Jan 19, 2016
    Posts:
    10,000
    Likes Received:
    140,499
    Trophy Points:
    171,577
    Credits:
    67,942
    Ratings:
    +156,751 / 65 / -7
    they're in the visual dictionary. they're actually wearing deep purple.

    Screen Shot 2017-12-29 at 5.52.33 PM.png
     
    • Like Like x 4
    • Informative Informative x 2
  12. Messi

    Messi Force Attuned

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2015
    Posts:
    2,853
    Likes Received:
    7,278
    Trophy Points:
    15,067
    Credits:
    10,867
    Ratings:
    +9,342 / 192 / -29
    Wow. I liked them. Its a shame that we cant barely see them during the scenes in the throne Room. Thanks.
     
    • Like Like x 2
    • Friendly Friendly x 1
  13. Ammianus Marcellinus

    Credits:
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0
    Very well said. Though I love both movies equally much, TFA has some stunning visual moments. Less is more. TLJ has some as well, Snoke's throne room, the island and not to forget Crait.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  14. StarWarsGaming

    StarWarsGaming Rebelscum

    Joined:
    Feb 23, 2018
    Posts:
    213
    Likes Received:
    427
    Trophy Points:
    1,902
    Credits:
    837
    Ratings:
    +520 / 2 / -0
    Yeah the battle on crait was purely amazing with the red dust and salt movement.
     
    • Like Like x 1
  15. The Next Skywalker

    The Next Skywalker Rebel General

    Joined:
    Nov 25, 2017
    Posts:
    321
    Likes Received:
    802
    Trophy Points:
    4,167
    Credits:
    1,962
    Ratings:
    +1,186 / 17 / -2
    VIII
     
    • Like Like x 1
  16. cawatrooper

    cawatrooper Jedi General

    Joined:
    Nov 14, 2016
    Posts:
    4,009
    Likes Received:
    16,413
    Trophy Points:
    145,167
    Credits:
    16,337
    Ratings:
    +20,436 / 59 / -37
    I voted TFA for a lot of the same reasons @Messi did. Though VIII did have some great shots too
    upload_2018-3-2_13-23-7.jpeg

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
    • Like Like x 6
  17. Unseen

    Unseen Rebel Official

    Joined:
    Oct 10, 2014
    Posts:
    472
    Likes Received:
    578
    Trophy Points:
    6,717
    Credits:
    1,257
    Ratings:
    +1,049 / 307 / -250
    Lol !!!!
     
    • Great Post Great Post x 1
  18. Trev

    Trev Rebel Official

    Joined:
    Jul 7, 2017
    Posts:
    535
    Likes Received:
    1,027
    Trophy Points:
    5,742
    Credits:
    1,430
    Ratings:
    +1,343 / 3 / -0
    I really love the aesthetic of The Last Jedi, so I voted for that, but The Force Awakens is a really beautiful film, too. The cinematography in both films is absolutely gorgeous—definitely one of the many highlights of the Sequel Trilogy!
     
    • Like Like x 3
  19. srg

    srg Force Attuned

    Joined:
    Jul 15, 2016
    Posts:
    1,422
    Likes Received:
    7,810
    Trophy Points:
    15,917
    Credits:
    5,668
    Ratings:
    +9,062 / 28 / -7
    TFA looks great, but TLJ beats it IMO. Both are top class, though.
     
    • Like Like x 4
  20. quitom

    quitom Rebel Trooper

    Joined:
    Apr 2, 2018
    Posts:
    33
    Likes Received:
    117
    Trophy Points:
    147
    Credits:
    322
    Ratings:
    +126 / 1 / -0
    Both are excellent. TLJ wins it for me purely for everything shot inside Snoke's throne room. I just though that whole sequence was incredible.
     
    • Like Like x 3
Loading...

Share This Page