Tag: gravity

DESIERTO: Watch The Trailer For Jonas Cuaron's Thriller With Gael Garcia Bernal

To say expectations were high for Jonas Cuaron's Desierto is a drastic understatement. Cuaron already had the weight of family ties on him, being the son of hugely acclaimed director Alfonso Cuaron and those pressures were only intensified thanks to...

Oscars 2014: List Of Winners, Including 12 YEARS A SLAVE And GRAVITY

Another year, another Academy Awards, and this time there were almost no surprises regarding the winners. As expected, Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave won the biggest prize of the night, Best Picture, but overall it was Alfonso Cuarón's Gravity...

Twitch Picks the 2014 Oscars

Love them -- for honoring the ostensible best-made movies -- or hate them -- for reducing an art form to an insufferably smug horse race -- the Academy Awards can inspire and provoke discussion about movies like nothing else. And...

Sundance Speed Dating With... WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS Filmmakers Taika Waititi And Jemaine Clement

Writer/director/actor Taika Waititi, who's been at Sundance before with Boy (2010) and Eagle vs Shark (2007), comes back with something altogether different. Co-written and co-directed with Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Concords), What We Do in the Shadows is a...

Oscars 2014: The Complete List Of Nominees, With AMERICAN HUSTLE And GRAVITY Leading

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced this morning the nominees for the upcoming 86th Academy Awards. David O. Russell's American Hustle and Alfonso Cuarón's Gravity top the nominations, with ten each, while Steve McQueen's 12 Years A...

Golden Globes 2014: The Complete List Of Winners, Including 12 YEARS A SLAVE, AMERICAN HUSTLE, And BREAKING BAD

Steve McQueen's 12 Years A Slave is the year's best drama picture and Alfonso Cuarón the best director (for Gravity), according to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. David O. Russell's American Hustle won big this year at the Golden Globes...

TTTT: An American Film Geek's Top & Bottom 10 for 2013

It all comes down to relationships. And 2013 yielded its fine share of memorable on-screen relationships: A man and his computer. A slave and his masters. A young girl and her repressive country. A child and her caretakers. A young...

Morelia 2013: 5 Quotes From Alfonso Cuarón's GRAVITY Conference

Just two days after attending Alfonso Cuarón's press conference in Mexico City, I had the chance to see him again, now at the Morelia Film Festival where Gravity plays as opening film. This time the conference was shorter and ultimately...

GRAVITY Mexico City Conference With Alfonso And Jonás Cuarón (Plus Photos)

Alfonso Cuarón's Gravity opens in Mexico next Friday (October 18) and the director, together with his son and writer Jonás Cuarón, met with the Mexican press to present the acclaimed space film. Compared to Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim conference...

TTTT: RUSH and GRAVITY: Two Cinematic Forces To Be Reckoned With

(TTTT, or "Tudor's Twitchin' Travel Tours", is an occasional column that sets out to traverse the vast terrain of cinema, as experienced by yours truly, Jim Tudor, a filmmaker and guilded American film critic.  This time I'm comparing and contrasting...

Destroy All Monsters: The Gravity Of The Real

Science! Outer space! Realism! One of my favourite ongoing series of articles comes to us care of Dr. Andy Howell over at Ain't It Cool News, wherein he analyzes the science behind various science fiction blockbusters - always tongue-in-cheek, but...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks GRAVITY, MUSCLE SHOALS and more!

Another opportunity post-TIFF to extol the virtues of Cuarón's Gravity, along with Parkland, the fabulous documentary Muscle Shoals, and Jonathan Levine's long shelved All The Boys Love Mandy Lane.Video embedded below...

The Kids Talk Film: GRAVITY

You have read a lot of positive things about Alfonso Cuarón's immersive action picture Gravity in these parts, but how, you ask, would young children react to the prospect of two handsome astronauts problem solving their way out of a tight...

TIFF 2013: Our Complete Coverage (So Far)

Well folks, it's the half way mark for ScreenAnarchy's Christmas, also known as the Toronto International Film Festival, which means it's the perfect time to catch up on all the films that have been reviewed thus far by our intrepid...

AnarchyVision: Jason Gorber Talks TIFF13, GRAVITY, 12 YEARS A SLAVE, And THE SQUARE

Already quite a year, and we're only four days into this 11-day fest! Something kind of unique for me, my first "stand up" in front of a boisterous crowd, talking TIFF off the top of my head. Chatted about Cuarón's...

TIFF 2013 Review: GRAVITY, An Experience Like No Other

You're going to hear a lot about this film, gushing hyperbole about how Alfonso Cuarón has created a new masterpiece of such wonderful elegance that it's a sight to behold. You'll hear that it's the best set-in-space film of all...

Morelia 2013: Cuarón's GRAVITY Is The Opening Film

After confirming its official Mexican selection, as well as the visit of Alejandro Jodorowsy, the Morelia Film Festival (FICM) 2013 has ready the third big announment: Alfonso Cuarón's Gravity will be the opening film. Many people predicted this to happen,...

Venice 2013 Dispatch: DAY 1 - Sono Sion Is The God Of Cinema, And Alfonso Cuarón Is A Virtuoso Masturbator

Here's our first dispatch from the 70th Venice Film Festival and it's already a delirium of images and evocations....

Cuaron's GRAVITY To Open Venice

Alfonso Cuaron's long awaited scifi picture Gravity has been selected as the opening night film at the 2013 Venice Film Festival. The 3D effort stars Sandra Bullock and George Clooney as astronauts spun out into deep space following an accident...

Clooney and Bullock Lost in Space in Terrifying First GRAVITY Teaser

Alfonso Cuarón's Gravity has been a long time coming and today we finally get a glimpse of the film through its first teaser. The film stars George Clooney and Sandra Bullock as astronauts who become stranded in space.Originally set up...