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The 25 Best Sci-Fi Movies of the Last 25 Years

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by ScreenCrush Staff February 2, 2015 @ 9:20 AM
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This week sees the release of ‘Jupiter Ascending,’ the latest sci-fi adventure from Andy and Lana Wachowski. And while in all likelihood ‘Jupiter Ascending’ will not go down in history as one of the great works of its genre, the occasion of a new sci-fi epic from two of the modern masters of the form seemed like a good time to assess and celebrate the recent highlights of science fiction cinema, which has taken audiences from the furthest reaches of the cosmos to the deepest recesses of the human mind.

‘Gravity’ Lawsuit is a Victory for Warner Bros., For Now

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by Britt Hayes February 1, 2015 @ 9:32 AM
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You may not be aware of this, but Warner Bros. has been involved in a lawsuit over the screenplay to Alfonso Cuaron’s ‘Gravity,’ one of the biggest films of 2013. The film, which took home seven Academy Awards including Best Director for Cuaron, was based on a book by Tess Gerritsen, and although the author had a contract with WB subsidiary New Line, she was never given credit for her story. In a recent lawsuit, a judge dismissed her case against WB, but that isn’t the end of Gerritsen’s fight—a fight which serves to highlight a serious issue for screenwriters.

'Harry Potter' Spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts' Will Not Be Directed by Alfonso Cuaron

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by Britt Hayes May 26, 2014 @ 12:02 PM
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Well this is kind of disappointing: for fans who were excited to see director Alfonso Cuaron return to the 'Harry Potter' universe to direct the spinoff film 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,' you're out of luck. Turns out that the director will not be returning to the wonderful world of J.K. Rowling after all.

'Harry Potter' Spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts' May Add Alfonso Cuaron as Director

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by Jacob Hall May 19, 2014 @ 1:04 PM
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Well, this is an unexpected and perfect surprise: the latest internet buzz suggests that the absolutely brilliant 'Gravity' director Alfonso Cuaron is in talks to helm the Harry Potter spin-off 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.' Take all of this with a grain of salt until an official announcement arrives, but it's difficult to imagine a more perfect choice for the job.

NBC's 'Believe': Watch the First Two Minutes of 'Gravity' Director Alfonso Cuaron and J.J. Abrams' Latest

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick March 7, 2014 @ 10:44 AM
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http://www.hulu.com/watch/605246
It can be hard these days for pilots to stand out among the crowd without some kind of established brand in place, but in the case of 'Gravity' Oscar-winner Alfonso Cuaron and Bad Robot's new NBC series drama 'Believe,' that won't be an issue. Watch the incredible first two minutes of the new sci-fi drama, 'Believe,' right here!

Watch 'Gravity' Spinoff Short Film, 'Aningaaq,' Online

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by Nick Romano November 20, 2013 @ 11:34 AM
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If you've seen Alfonso Cuaron's 'Gravity,' starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, you'll get a kick out of the spinoff short film, 'Aningaaq.' Revealed back in October, the project was created by 'Gravity' co-writer and Cuaron's son Jonas, giving new light to one particularly emotional scene from the box-office hit. Now you can watch the short in full online right now.

'Gravity' Soundtrack: Listen to Steven Price's Own Space Symphony

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by Nick Romano September 18, 2013 @ 8:59 AM
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'Gravity,' starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock, continues to pick up steam as we travel farther along this Oscars race. Part of the magic that is Alfonso Cuaron's latest, which is already getting critic praise for its visuals, actor performances and story, is the alluring soundtrack by Steven Price. To give you an auditory preview of what to expect, take a listen to the entire soundtrack, now released online from Water Tower Music.