Well, you don’t have to agree, but this interesting clip seems to work on the premise that today’s VFX make film feel hollow due to putting impressiveness over believability. It attempts to give a reason why this is from a psychological point of view. See the video in the header.

Do you agree with the findings of the video?

Allan Torp Jensen
Author: Allan Torp Jensen

Allan has worked on visual effects for feature films and television for 20 years. He has experience of the full VFX pipeline but has focused on compositing for the past 15 years and has been a Lead Compositor and Compositing Supervisor on various shows. He has worked with the talented people at Cinesite, Bluebolt VFX, Automatik VFX in London, and Weta Digital in New Zealand. For the past five years, he has worked remotely at his own Torper Studio on various high-end TV and feature film projects.