When a movie is sold as being the next incredible cinematic experience that will change the way we watch movies, expectations are huge. Audiences may scoff. It could all backfire. But Alfonso Cuaron's 'Gravity' lived up to the hype and audiences responded in kind, giving it the biggest opening ever for a non-sequel October release.
“Film as dream, film as music. No form of art goes beyond ordinary consciousness as film does, straight to our emotions, deep into the twilight room of the soul.” - Ingmar Bergman.
Is it appropriate to open a review for a sci-fi film, a Sandra Bullock movie, with a quote as heavy-handed as this one? Since I did it, obviously I think so, because the only other phrase I could think of that would tersely sum up my feelings toward 'Gravity' goes something like, “Aggghghghghghhhdhhghhhh! *droool *drool *drool” and that makes me look like an idiot.
'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.
As we get more engrossed in 2014 Oscars talk, Alfonso Cuaron's ('Children of Men') 'Gravity,' starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, is looking more like a frontrunner every day. Warner Bros. has released a new batch of images for the film, taking us behind the scenes and debuting new breathtaking stills.
Now that the film has had a festival showing or two, Alfonso Cuaron's 'Gravity' is already the talk of the Oscar circuit. Considering the trailers make this look like an edge of your seat science fiction thriller, that must say something great about the movie. Here's the latest trailer, which plays up the film's incredible-looking special effects.
Summer is over and, as Ned Stark would say, winter is coming. But, there's no reason to despair: the best stretch of the year for movies is right around the corner. The summer may offer the year's biggest films, but the fall tends to offer the best
Our first reaction after watching this trailer: this is what 3D was made for.
In preparation of September’s annual feast of global cinema, we have handpicked 10 Must-See Toronto Titles, the ones that are sure to emerge from the Great White North with great amounts of awards buzz.