Visual Effects are judged on three main criteria, accuracy and Photorealism. visuals should be realistic to such extent that the audience should be accepted is as real.
And lastly its successful storytelling an artist can create a compelling story with the range of emotion.
The industry relies on artistic vision and technical excellence equally.
A great visual effect work will support and tell a story through aesthetic visuals created by making innovative use of technology.
The quality of story, performances and the director's vision brings the scene into reality.
More use of visual effects will only add weight to the senses of the audiences and may derail them off the storyline.
Pay more attention while creating a balance between uniqueness, art direction and technical prowess.