Guest Film Review: Gravity

Gravity written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón (Warner Bros., Esperanto Filmoj, Heyday Films, R, 90 min) Starring Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris Freefalling After the movie, my friend and I walked to the pub across the street to grab a beer and try to figure out what the hell had just happened to us. “It’s about freefall,” my friend said finally, after his beer had calmed him down. “It’s about when you’re hurtling towards a collision, and you can see the crash coming, and you’re scrambling, scrabbling for a handhold – anything, anyone – to keep you from plummeting into the abyss.” He shuddered and raised his hand for another round. Space and Disaster Some context: Gravity is, in part, a space movie. Sandra… Read More →