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James Cameron Calls 'Gravity' The "Best Space Film Ever"; Plus Watch George Clooney & Sandra Bullock Talk Film At Venice

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • September 4, 2013 1:32 PM
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Gravity, Sandra Bullock
Our anticipation for Alfonso Cuaron's long awaited (seven years since "Children of Men!") return to the big screen with the deep-space-set "Gravity" grows like an exploding star as we countdown to the movie's October debut (you can read our Venice Film Festival review here). In fact, the only way we could be more excited about the movie is if someone like, say, James Cameron, a space travel freak and the unofficial grand wizard of 3D, were to dub the film "the best space film ever," which is something that he just did. Game changer! Also, watch costars Sandra Bullock and George Clooney talk about the film from Venice.

Venice Review: Alfonso Cuarón's 'Gravity' Starring Sandra Bullock & George Clooney

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • August 28, 2013 6:22 AM
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Gravity, Bullock, Clooney
Since JFK vowed to put a man on the moon in 1961, space has represented untold possibility. Hope. Optimism. But once we actually got there, we realized what a terrifying place it can be. An endless void, freezing and/or burning, a place without air or life. But most terrifyingly of all, if you die in space, you die alone: thousands of miles above and away from your loved ones. And more than anything, aren’t we most afraid of dying alone? Alfonso Cuaron seems to think so, as that’s the fear that drives his new film, the extraordinary “Gravity.”

Watch: 2 TV Spots For 'Gravity,' Gael Garcia Bernal To Star In Alfonso Cuaron Produced 'Desierto'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 26, 2013 5:59 PM
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To say that "Gravity" is highly anticipated is an understatement, and it's easily the ticket to have for anyone hitting Venice this week, or TIFF next week. And as the marketing for the 3D space thriller ramps up with some TV spots hitting, director Alfonso Cuaron is helping his son Jonas Cuaron — co-writer on "Gravity" — get his next feature off the ground.

Watch: Another Heart Attack-Inducing Clip From ‘Gravity’

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • July 25, 2013 12:57 PM
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Gravity, Bullock, Clooney
If the entirety of Alfonso Cuarón’s new 3D space movie “Gravity” is going to be like the series of clips the studio has been releasing over the last couple of days, then we’re fairly certain our heart is going to explode out of our chest, Jeff Fahey-on-“Under the Dome” style. The newest clip, entitled “I’ve Got You” and running at almost two minutes, isn’t all that much different than the others that the studio has released—Sandra Bullock is floating in space, George Clooney is trying to talk her through it, and, on yeah, your jaw will most likely be agape in sheer wonderment and terror.

Do You Copy? Sandra Bullock Floats Alone In Another 2-Minute Clip From 'Gravity'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 24, 2013 12:59 PM
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Here's hoping that Warner Bros. is selling the sizzle and not the steak. We're still a couple of months from "Gravity" hitting theaters, but with bows at Venice and TIFF on the horizon, the marketing machine is starting to churn for the film. In case you missed, late last night a single take scene formed the basis of a new trailer for the movie, and another long take teaser has arrived.

Watch: Single Take Shot Highlights New Trailer For Alfonso Cuaron's 'Gravity' Plus Watch The Comic-Con Panel

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 24, 2013 12:47 AM
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Gravity, Bullock, Clooney
The old adage used to be that in space, no one can hear you scream. But what happens if they can hear you scream, but there's no one around to help? Thousands of miles above the Earth, there isn't much room for error and when disaster strikes in Alfonso Cuaron's "Gravity" it's pretty bracing stuff.

Alfonso Cuarón Explains Why Robert Downey Jr. Wasn't "Compatible" For 'Gravity,' Says George Clooney Rewrote A Scene

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • July 22, 2013 9:51 AM
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It says a lot about director Alfonso Cuarón that, in the midst of major franchise announcements and sizzle reels at San Diego Comic-Con, his film focused on two actors in space stood as one of the most anticipated events. “Gravity,” starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock, promises the director in typically fine form, and while the film weathered a nearly five-year journey to the big screen, Cuarón recently shared what made those years so useful and challenging together.

While You're Waiting For 'Gravity,' Watch This Dazzling Trailer For Alfonso Cuarón & J.J. Abrams' NBC Show 'Believe'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 21, 2013 4:26 PM
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NBC has been a punching bag lately, and not without good reason. The one-time kings of network ratings have tumbled from their dominance of Must See TV Thursday to pretty much For The Love Of God Watch Us On Any Night Please TV. And while NBC's past found them bringing massive, game-changing comedies like "Seinfeld," "Cheers," and "Friends" to air, is cutting-edge drama going to define them moving forward? This year alone they defied all expectations and impressed both critics and audiences with "Hannibal," a richer than expected and very fresh take on the character. And next year, will "Believe" join its ranks?

Alfonso Cuaron Calls 'Gravity' "An Amazing Miscalculation," Wants To Do Horror Film Next

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • July 19, 2013 11:04 AM
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Gravity, Bullock, Clooney
"Gravity," the new film from "Children of Men" auteur Alfonso Cuaron about a pair of astronauts (played by Sandra Bullock and George Clooney) adrift in outer space following a calamitous event, doesn't seem like your typical Comic-Con movie (ie. not based on a comic or featuring dudes in spandex). But the film, which is set to open the Venice Film Festival in August with a domestic bow in October, needs all the hype it can get. It's has been in active production since 2010 and has missed its release date at least once already. “It’s been an amazing miscalculation,” Cuaron told the Hall H crowd.

Guillermo del Toro Hasn't Seen 'The Hobbit' Yet, Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu Helped Him Cut 10 Minutes Out Of 'Pacific Rim'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 11, 2013 5:24 PM
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So Guillermo Del Toro's "Pacific Rim" (our review) storms into theatres on Friday tonight, with screenings starting at 7 PM, and while critical consensus is leaning in his favour, it remains to be seen if audiences want to see robots smash monsters or watch Salma Hayek getting farted on in Adam Sandler's "Grown Ups 2" (yes, really). But no matter how the box officed plays out, Del Toro has many irons in the fire (he's producing and direct the pilot of "The Strain" next, with his next feature "Crimson Peak" shooting in early 2014) and in between all that he's likely busy with a dozen other things we don't even know about yet. But things might have been very different had he stuck around to direct "The Hobbit" films (he bailed when MGM was in near financial ruin and their future was in doubt) but has he been in a rush to see what Peter Jackson has done?

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