By anyone’s standards, Gravity’s been an incredible success. It’s gotten ten Oscar nominations, it’s pushed FX technology to incredible new heights, and it’s also been a huge success for Imax. In addition, it could also be a big financial windfall for Sandra Bullock who stands to make a whopping $70 million.
Tomorrowland is a movie that’s been long rumored about on the net. What is known so far is George Clooney will star, Brad Bird (The Iron Giant) will be directing, Damon Lindelof (Lost, Prometheus) is writing, and it’s a retro sci-fi story, but nobody’s quite sure what the movie’s about at the moment.
Gravity, starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock, just had a strong debut at the Venice Film Festival, and the early reviews for it have been very positive. But who cares what the critics think when the king of the world hails your movie as a masterpiece.
It’s been a very disappointing summer for movies, but that doesn’t mean the whole year is lost. In fact, there’s strong early buzz for the sci-fi movie Gravity, directed by Alfonso Cuaron (Children of Men) and starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock.
We know a number of readers here at TGD are not fond of 3D, and got sick of the hype long ago. 3D has certainly taken a dive in the States, but you often have to make a movie in 3D for it to play in China, where we’re counting on the box office over there for a film to break even.
So much is top secret in the movie business these days, it’s getting to be ridiculous. How many top genre films do we write about where everything is so under wraps, you’d think it would be the end of the world if anything was released to the public.
A pressure group founded by George Clooney has teamed up with the UN, Harvard University and Google to use satellite images to try and monitor next month's referendum in Sudan.