Movie Review: Gravity with Sandra Bullock and George Clooney

workingIt has been a terribly long time sense I have been to see any movies on the big screen, and I try and get out 3 or 4 times a month. I have been so busy, and things that I want to see keep stacking up. So this afternoon I decided that I was just going to grab my keys and head to the theater for matinee of Gravity.

sandraGravity was everything that was promised in the previews shown. You have what starts off being a standard space mission to replace some aged technology with new. The typical crew has an experienced astronaut Matt Kowalski played by George Clooney and a medical engineer played by Sandra Bullock. At first when an unrelated satellite is hit with a missile, mission control only give them a heads up. Quickly things spiral out of control, leaving Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) stuck in an uncontrolled spin after the space station she was working on gets hit with debris of other destroyed satellites. She is left separated from the crew and nothing but her EVA and an extreme shortage of oxygen. While tumbling out of control, she totally freaks out.

gravity-explosionMatt Kowalski(George Clooney) finds her, and settles her down. After she is retrieved, they set out to find their way back to the space station and get back to earth. I will tell you now, this is much faster paced, and has more exciting action then I expected and that I normally see in the typical movie of this nature. Ev

erything happens in a chain reaction, one event followed by another, and another in very rapid succession and almost all in a very good way. There was very little down time, and because of this I will rate Gravity 8.5 out of 10 stars.