Written October 07, 2013
Loved the story, loved the acting, loved the effects. I was on the edge of my seat from five minutes in. Gravity is my candidate for best picture, Sandra Bullock for best actress, George Clooney for best supporting actor. It wins best cinematography and best special effects hands down. And Alfonso Cuarón for best director. Seen in IMAX 3D, it knock your socks off. What was really great about it was it's plausibility. This wasn't a science fiction movie. This is a must see movie.
Written January 29, 2015
Not huge into 3D, but saw this at the IMAX 3D, and it's the best I've been to. Good plot, tense, good actors. Found myself holding my breath a lot. If you've got an IMAX theater, pay the extra little bit and see it there!
Written August 27, 2015
I have never been a big fan of IMAX 3D. However, I can't imagine seeing this film in any other format. One of the best films I've ever seen.
Written May 29, 2016
Suspense isn't really the word to describe this movie. Maybe intense is a better fit. You will be captivated from the beginning, if not by George Clooney's character, then certainly by the visual effects. The action starts almost immediately so don't buy popcorn because you won't have time to eat it before you start clenching your teeth and clinging to the armrests. If you had any question about Sandra Bullock's acting ability, this will answer them for you. She is in virtually every scene. Hell, she IS virtually every scene.
I guess if you are a fan of 3D, it is well worth seeing this movie in 3D. There sure is plenty flying through space. But I think the special effects were spectacular enough to stand on their own. So, any way you see this movie, it's a good one.
Written October 06, 2013
Saw it in IMAX 3D the first night. I think everyone in the audience had seen the trailer where the shuttle is hit with debris and Sandra goes flying off into space, and everyone was probably thinking the same thing I thought: "Alright, how are you going to impress me now, movie?" My expectations were pretty much blown away. Best use of 3D I've ever seen (and I still think 3D is gimicky) and the thing that stuck with me the most afterward was the feeling of being in outer space. Loved it. Scenes bridged well from one interesting idea to another and at 90 minutes run time, I never felt bored - I wanted it to go on longer (and I had to pee real bad; went to Lucille's and had a couple beers prior). Aside from a few scenes where Sandra says something completely unnecessary (and totally, dumbed-down, movie-cliche dialogue-type stuff) I enjoyed myself the entire way through. The epic-ness of this movie totally redeems any negatives you might pick the movie apart for.