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A47's rating of the film The Agony and the Ecstasy

Holy long-lens! As period-epic as it gets? Todd-AO is a peculiar format. COPIOUS is the right word: the production design, the verbose script, the 70mm. Was that plate-reverb on a voice?! "Why do you always twist my words? It's just that art is not a matter of appropriate design. It's not mathematics or politics or even beauty. It's an idea." Clearly, the producers didn't believe in the words of their own script.