Incredibly stressful, yet breathtaking. My heart was pounding just as fast during the silence as it did during the more relentlessly chaotic scenes. By the time the credits rolled around, my mouth hung agape and I felt I had reached a catharsis.
Of all the films I've watched, this is the first one where 3D plays an integral part, and not your common "it's there because we can" variety; paired with the seemingly effortless camera movements, it was an experience like no other.
I'm listening to the gorgeous soundtrack right now, and the silence is swelling.