Quote Originally Posted by noseoil
Although a bit pedestrian by your standards, you may find the "tonal range" of slide film to be a bit limiting until you get accustomed to it. You'll have about 4 stops between blocked shadows and fried highlights.
Not true if the E6 film is EPY. It has about the same tonal range as Tri-X, and responds beautifully to zone system controls. I've used it successfully on SBR 9 scenes many times and it's even easier to push. It is a uniquely beautiful film.