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.
Sandra Bullock Takes Home Four People’s Choice Trophies
It was no surprise that Sandra Bullock took home four People’s Choice trophies on Wednesday, January 8. The awards show aired on CBS and it was clear that the 49 year-old film star impressed everyone with her performance in Alfonso Cuarón’s space thriller Gravity. Her trophies were not just for her dramatic appearance opposite George Clooney against the backdrop of outer space, which she won Best Dramatic Actress for, she also won in three more categories.
George Clooney in the Spotlight Finally
Ever since the film Gravity hit cinemas it has been all about Sandra Bullock, now it is George Clooney in the spotlight, finally. The 52 year-old film star must have felt as cold as his stranded character in the space film. Floating around in the freezing cold and ignored by all those Bullock fans who love what his co-star did in their film.
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 Holds Carrie and Captain Phillips Down Over the Weekend
Gravity with its 3D depiction of Sandra Bullock and George Clooney’s lost in space adventure has managed to hold down Carrie and Captain Phillips over the weekend. The Alfonso Cuarón thriller has come in at number one for the last three weekends since the film opened.