Certainly a step up from the first, though still held back by a few of… MoreCertainly a step up from the first, though still held back by a few of the same problems designed solely to water down the proceedings. But it's expertly paced, has stronger performances, and is a big improvement in the emotional compelling department. I won't deny I'm looking forward to the next one...I mean two now.
The magnum opus of all visual experiences you will ever have in a… MoreThe magnum opus of all visual experiences you will ever have in a theater...will probably be all you hear about this film for quite some time. Rightfully so, but I think a special mention should be given to its simple yet deceptively rich screenplay. Also, Bullock gives the best work we've ever seen from her. What a perfect time to peak at the height of her popularity. I could not be happier for her. Highlighted by a beautiful metaphor that works perfectly with the empty darkness that we are left in awe of with its setting, Gravity is destined to be a classic and new hallmark of cinema. Go. Watch. Now.