I never really get excited about upcoming films but I’m really looking forward to Gravity being released this October.
Sandra Bullock and George Clooney play astronauts who are working on the Hubble Telescope out in space when debris hits their shuttle and Bullock goes into a nail-biting spin into the darkness in her spacesuit with voices talking to her into her helmet.
You can see bits of that in the edge-of-the-seat trailer below, and if the entire film’s that gripping I won’t be able to sleep for at least a week after watching it.
It’s less the storyline and more the space photography that I’m into seeing – I love all that stuff.
Titanic director James Cameron told Variety that he was “absolutely floored” by the Alfonso Cuarón directed film.
“I think it’s the best space photography ever done, I think it’s the best space film ever done, and it’s the movie I’ve been hungry to see for an awful long time,” he said.
The film’s already building early Oscar buzz, and I’m crossing everything that the Sandy and George show wins big this coming awards season, rather than Kate Winslet – who stars in the similarly-hyped Labor Day.
The last thing I want to watch is a tearful lovey-ish acceptance speech from Kate, while her hubby Ned Rock’NRoll watches on from the audience…