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Gravity - George Clooney/Sandra Bullock/Alfonso Cuaron

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  1. mascan42

    mascan42 Registered User

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    This one has been in the making ever since Cuaron wrapped Children of Men. The original studio backed out, and multiple actors came and went for both roles. Rumors abound of groundbreaking effects and 20-minute unbroken takes. And now we finally have a trailer.



    Fuckin' hell. Count me in.
     
  2. Neon

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    Just saw this too and I've been reading about this movie for a while. The premise is pretty scary to me, and the trailer looks pretty boss. Very realistic feeling.
     
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    I've been hearing about this movie for years. Really looking forward to it. Sci-Fi should be atmospheric and, especially outer space ones, should really capture the emptiness of space.
     
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    If they keep things accurate sound-wise in space it'll be freaky as fuck.
     
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    Working title was Captain Floataround Just Misses Every Time.
     
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    They showed a clip in Hall H yesterday. 5 minutes... NO CUTS. Apparently a lot of scenes will not feature cuts, just one extended scene. Also, Alfonso stated that unlike the trailer, there will be no sound in space.

    The clip was good, but I can easily see how an audience could get bored if there is no sound in pace (just a soundtrack) and no cuts. It looks rather insane, and I'd be interested in it purely for technical reasons.
     
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    How long has this been in development? So long that the space shuttle shown in the movie no longer exists.
     
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    Saw a 3D trailer for this in IMAX before Pacific Rim and the 3D did not look good at all. Not sure if that has to do with upconversion to IMAX or just that the 3D in the movie itself isn't good... I was more impressed with the trailer in regular 2D.
     
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    What was that film a few years back with just a man and a woman stranded in the ocean for 90 minutes? The FX in this look stunning but the audience could be fidgeting after a while.
     
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    Dark Water?
     
  11. LiddyRules

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    Sex Ocean: An Ocean of Sex

    Open Water. Dark Water was Jenny Connelly/John C. Reilly.
     
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    You can build a good plot without sound. But you have to be focused on the plot, rather than just expect the audience to like you for "technical reasons".
     
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    Oh right, the one that took place at the Fezzy apartment blocks on Roosevelt Island.
     
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    I didn't make it through Open Water, I don't see myself getting through Open Water: Space.
     
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    Open Water didnt bother me.

    This movie... fuck that noise. Or lack thereof.
     
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    The reviews are looking great. 90% right now on RT. Didn't realize this was the same guy behind Children of Men.
     
  17. NuttyJim

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    I think this is one of those movies that is only going to be good in the theatres like Avatar. Pretty much going to see it for the experience. It'll be shit when its released on Blu.
     
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    I saw it last night in 3D. Pretty good movie, though I do have some issues. Most of them are just personal preference things. I'll won't get into it until more people have seen the film.
     
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    I might actually go watch this tonight instead of just getting drunk as usual. Probably not, but I might. It sounds like something that should be seen on the big screen, and I haven't seen a movie in the theaters yet this year, so I might as well.
     
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    Saw this in 3D IMAX. I seriously enjoyed it! I can't compare it to anything else. If you can, totally see it in IMAX. I'll wait to talk more about it as well once some others see it
     
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    If you're going to see this one, definitely see it in the theater. It's a really beautiful movie. It won't work quite as well at home, unless you are Anthony Cumia.

    not very spoilery, but out of respect for those who haven't seen it
    I'd compare it to almost any disaster movie out there. It works exactly the same, only this time it's in space. The basic idea is to keep moving from one location to another while the world crumbles around the protagonist. Like in all of those movies, she gets out just in the nick of time...every time. It's part of what frustrated me about the movie, but only a little. The emptiness of space really made this work.
     
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    Hey, I see what you mean, but the severity of every world crumble moment was much more intense than anything I've seen. The severity was so simple, simply debris, which made it more effective. The fact that she's facing something that isn't human, has no desire to do her harm, made it that much more believable. Jesus, I found myself tearing up in moments that weren't even intentionally sad (as in a line of dialogue that's supposed to make you feel sad) but I felt sad as a byproduct of the constant struggle. NEVER have I done that in a movie, and it almost feels weird admitting it.
     
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    I'm going to go see this tonight on IMAX.
     
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    Holy shit there's a lot of people here...
     

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