Without any custom lighting (or even turning off the default bloom) models look godawful and not cinematic/nice in any way.
Turning off the default bloom gets you this, not bad but we can make it look 10x better.
Using a seperate lighting origin, you get this. (This was all posed/made in 2 minutes, simple demonstration).
Alternate angle just for kicks
Wanna know how to do something like this? This is a good starting point: