My new VS meta. Enjoy.
Yes, you read that right. The VS project is back on. Have to admit, it’s nice to be back in the saddle. So without further ado: let’s talk about dirt.
One of the things that originally set the show apart for me- aside from the obscure mythology and the bro-mos- was the particular brand of glamour it adopts. I mean, look at Wendigo:
The battered leather. The M&Ms. The griminess, too- SPN has never looked clean and polished in the way that other shows do. If you compare it to, say, Once Upon A Time- which might benefit from a bit of mud- the contrast is huge. No slight meant to OUAT, which I’m fond of, but cinematography-wise it’s pretty stock, brightly-coloured and sparkly-clean.
Supernatural has not always been dark. It began very, very shadowy, got slightly less so as it found its feet over Season Two, and hovered round…
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