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Gravity Goes Into Orbit, Gets Rave Reviews


Not that it has anything to do with gaming, but man, it looks like everyone's going crazy for Gravity, the new blockbuster from Warner Bros. The outer space themed Hollywood flick staring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney has blown away competing films during the weekend in North America.

Check out the Weekend Boxoffice (Oct. 4 - Oct. 6, '13)

  1. Gravity $55.5/$55.5
  2. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 $21.5/$60.5
  3. Runner Runner $7.6/$7.6 Prisoners $5.7/$47.8
  4. Rush $4.4/$18.0 Don Jon $4.1/$16.0
  5. Baggage Claim $4.1/$15.1
  6. Insidious Chapter 2 $3.8/$74.7
  7. Pulling Strings $2.5/$2.5
  8. Enough Said $2.1/$5.3
  9. Instructions Not Included $1.8/$41.2
  10. We're the Millers $1.6/$144.9

Meanwhile, the movie is getting high praise from critics and the public.

Wow, that's a 96 score! Haven't seen a score that high for a movie in a while.



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Doomsday. Oct 07 2013, 12:18 pm EDT
Gonna watch it once it hits the big screens here!!
Superastic Oct 07 2013, 02:04 pm EDT
Just saw it in IMAX 3D. Top notch sfx. Seriously, technically, it's flawless. However, I felt there was no tension. None.

Not sure if it was the actress (not a big Sandra Bullock fan) or the script, but it felt tame and killed the experience for me. It was like watching a Discovery documentary or an episode of a tv series.

I enjoyed Sunshine a lot more, Europa Report too, even though they were sci-fi flicks. Hell, I loved Dead Space. Too bad, I had high hopes for this one. Hmm :/
Vader [STAFF] Oct 07 2013, 03:28 pm EDT
Disagree. I don't like Sandra Bullock either, but man I felt the tension.
Vader [STAFF] Oct 07 2013, 03:29 pm EDT
Not that I don't like her. She's okay. Just not a huge fan. Still, I think she's great in this movie.
Superastic Oct 07 2013, 04:20 pm EDT
She did a good job in it and I'm glad people enjoyed the movie. I remember liking Children of men too. Alfonso CuarĂ³n is once again on my radar.
antonphd Oct 07 2013, 04:49 pm EDT
It wasn't the terrifying movie the trailers made it seem like it would be. I almost didn't see it, because I don't like terrifying movies. But it wasn't terrifying. It was just intense. Like a roller coaster. I really liked it.
  Vader: True. It's the kind of movie that's intense from the …
Terminator Oct 07 2013, 05:43 pm EDT
I've seen Gravity twice already. I love this movie!
Vader [STAFF] Oct 08 2013, 02:07 am EDT
3D definitely watch this in 3D, folks. Preferably IMAX.

One helluva ride, this one. :)
GrgoljBlaster Oct 08 2013, 02:26 am EDT
From trailer and synopsis on IMDB it looks like 2 hours of watching a chick float helpless in space (how long can you survive disconnected from a space shuttle, btw?)
Now, my two questions are: does Clooney gets to operate someone and does Bullock get into a swimsuit? These are very crucial and might change my mind to go and see it.
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