Gravity: Loses Nothing on the Small Screen (DVD Review)
In 2013 Alfonso Cuarón co-wrote and directed his version of a space drama, Gravitystarring Sandra Bullock, George Clooney and Ed Harris; shown in IMAX theaters in 3D it was a spectacular offering and it loses nothing on the small screen. Which is good as the blu-ray, DVD release is coming up on Feb 25, coincidentally that is the same day that Oscar votes have to be in. With the release coming up so quickly, it seemed a good idea to look at this masterpiece with its 10 Oscar nominations and two wins for Best Director – Golden Globes – and Best British Film – BAFTAs.
Johnny Knoxville Set to Knock Gravity out of Orbit
Alfonso Cuarón’s lost in space film has ruled the box office for three consecutive weeks, but Johnny Knoxville and his film Bad Grandpa looks set to knock Gravity out of orbit. Despite the fact that Knoxville’s film utilizes the Jackass formula, but with a plot, the 3D space spectacle with the huge budget and two Hollywood “names” looks like it will lose its stranglehold on the number one slot at the box office to Bad Grandpa.
Gravity Gets Mixed Reception from Scientific Community
Audiences have gone crazy over Alfonso Cuarón’s film about two astronauts who are stranded in space after being separated by a shower of space debris. Starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, and featuring the off-camera acting skills of Ed Harris, the movie has set a very high bar for any future films set in space.
Gravity to Get Sandra Bullock Another Oscar?
Despite the fact that Sandra Bullock was not the first, or even fifth, choice for the role of Dr Ryan Stone, she seems to be hotly tipped to get another Oscar for her performance in Gravity. The first reviews for the Alfonso Cuaron film have been “out of this world.”