This afternoon, Jerry and I went to see the Sandra Bullock and George Clooney 3D movie, Gravity. Whew! Many hours later, I’m still feeling a little wobbly, as if I’d been the one flying around in and spinning through space.
George Clooney may have equal billing on the billboards and in the TV ads, but trust me, this is Sandra Bullock’s movie. George is on screen about 30 of the 90 minutes. Sandra is there for every single heart-stopping moment, and she is fabulous. Riveting. I see another Oscar nomination in her future.
I don’t know what I was expecting the film to be about. I knew from the ads that there was some kind of disaster in space. That was about it. But even if I’d known more, I think the film would still have surprised me. Surprised me again and again. I held my breath a lot. I jumped in my seat more than once. I felt all of my phobias rise up inside of me.
The visuals in this film are truly out of this world. Yes, that’s a poor pun, but those seem the only words that fit. They are simply stunning.
I’ve been disappointed in 3D more than once. Some films just don’t require 3D. But I was not disappointed this time. If you go to see Gravity and the 3D version is available, see it. It’s worth it.