On the big TV this is gorgeous and still mind-blowing. I had written a lot about it in a previous iteration of my blog, one of the pieces I was prouder of, but silly as I am I didn't keep a backup. True, though, I'm not sure I can beat Autumn Faust at this game.
I know I am probably in the minority bunch here, but is it such a crime to prefer the theatrical take? The DC gives coherence and cohesion to the overall film, but a huge part of my love for Blackhat is exactly the lack of hooks and side notes. Feeling lost in the digital age, among ghosts of identities and relationships is something the theatrical cut conveys so well.
The DC builds up the tension in a different…