Archive for Alfonso Cuarón

News: The Wachowskis Return With Cloud Atlas Six Minute Trailer

Posted in Movies, Trailer with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 1, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger


I’ve mentioned a few times how I’d like to see a return of the intelligent sci-fi blockbuster. This year we’ve had the somewhat disappointing Prometheusand I’ve talked a few times about Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity, which unfortunately been delayed until 2013. So, it’s up to the returning Wachowskis, joined by Tom Twyker, to take up the cause with Cloud Atlas. Continue reading

News: First Official Shot From Neill Blomkamp’s Elysium

Posted in Movies, News with tags , , , , , , , , , , on July 9, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

I haven’t gotten around to watching Neill Blomkamp’s District 9 yet. I’ve heard good things but simply haven’t found the time. It’s something I must rectify forthwith. Anyway, Blomkamp has been busy at work on his follow-up project, Elysium, starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster. After my hopes of a resurgence in intelligent sci-fi were dashed with Prometheushere’s hoping Elysium and Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity can get the ball rolling next year, eh? Continue reading

Weekly Ricochet: The Amazing Spider-Man, The Dark Knight Rises, Skyfall, Seven Psychopaths, Killing Them Softly, Gravity, I Know That Voice…

Posted in Movies, Weekly Ricochet with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 20, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

The Weekly Ricochet is a round up of all the news we want to tell you about but couldn’t justify giving an entire page.  First up, The Amazing Spider-Man director Marc Webb has opened a Twitter account to help market the new film, his first tweet being a link to the photo above. Yep, Peter Parker showing some good balance. Continue reading

News: Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity Has Seventeen Minute Long Opening Shot

Posted in Movies, News, Thoughts with tags , , , , , on April 21, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Back in January we told you of Alfonso Cuarón’s latest feature, Gravity. Starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, it tells the tale of a pair of astronauts trapped in the vacuüm of space when their space station suffers an accident and explodes. Continue reading

News: Children Of Men’s Alfonso Cuarón Returns With Gravity

Posted in Movies, News, Thoughts with tags , , , , , , on January 8, 2012 by Bjorn Grainger

Can you believe it’s been six years since Alfonso Cuarón’s brilliant dystopian tale, Children Of Men? And did you realise he hasn’t directed since? Nope neither did I. That’s far too long. But luckily for us, he’s back and with a film that sounds every bit as interesting. Continue reading