New 'Gravity' featurette focuses on story and screenplay

One of the weaker areas for Alfonso Cuarón's "Gravity" in the eyes of some is its story and screenplay. They cavalierly dismiss it as a ride without thematic substance, though of course they're dead wrong. It's a movie about — as Cuarón has breathlessly said since the beginning — adversity, yes, but also grief and, as cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki noted to me, how small we are despite our great personal drama (to steal an idea from Terrence Malick's "The Tree of Life").  Read More...


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