Posts tagged "gravity"

This Film Tells The Other Side Of The “Gravity” Story

“Gravity” co-screenwriter Jonás Cuarón, son of the film’s director Alfonso, has made a short film of his own. “Aningaaq” gives us a peek at who was on the other side of Ryan Stone’s (Sandra Bullock’s) distress call. Aningaaq, a fisherman in Greenland, picks up; he and Ryan can barely understand one another, but the connection they share…

Claire Hannum / November 23, 2013

Renowned Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson Trolls The Movie “Gravity” On Twitter

I haven’t seen “Gravity” yet, but I’m eager to, as I love movies about space and the reviews have, for the most part, been really, really good. But one person wasn’t necessarily so impressed with the accuracy of Alfonso Cuaron’s cinematic vision — renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. Tyson tweeted up a storm after seeing the film last…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 7, 2013

5 Reasons To See “Gravity” Right Now

I left the theatre after seeing Alfonso Cuaron’s “Gravity” with a quietly roiling anxiety in the pit of my stomach, and a deep desire never to go to space. I’m still recovering today! If the trailer above isn’t enough, here’s the story: Sandra Bullock and George Clooney are in space, working on a routine mission,…

Megan Reynolds / October 4, 2013

The Muppets Explain Gravity In “Downton Abbey” Spoof

This adorable Muppet take on “Downton Abbey” explains gravity to children and stupid adults. Muppet Dowager Countess and Muppet Carson eventually decide to change the name of “Upside Downton Abbey” to “Rightside Upton Abbey.”  This might be the most spot on Maggie Smith impression we’ve ever seen. [Youtube]…

Julie Gerstein / February 1, 2013

George Clooney And Sandra Bullock Are Headed To Space

Beam him up, Sandra. George, we have a problem. I am very excited to report that Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, two of our faves, will be teaming up for a new flick that takes place in outer space. The movie “Gravity” will be directed by the awesome Alfonso Cuaron (of “Children of Men” and…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / December 20, 2010