She took her time but finally the MDNA tour, which finished at the end of last year, has been released on DVD. It’s over a year since I had seen the show in person (my review), and while in theory I had a great position, I didn’t have a great view and I think a lot of the spectacular visuals were lost on me a bit.
Unfortunately I still feel that way a bit, after the headache-inducing direction and editing on this one. For most of the first half, the transitions between shots are so rapid-fire that I felt like I was having a seizure. Far from capturing the energy of the show, it just made it so hard to tell what was going on. I found that a great shame considering how much goes into the choreography and visuals. Continue reading