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Old 10-07-10, 11:08 PM   #26
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why? RDJ is still attached.
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Old 10-08-10, 01:52 AM   #27
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Re: GRAVITY (2011) (dir. Cuaron) (starring Robert Downey Jr.)

There's a thread on this forum titled:

Spider-Man (2012, Marc Webb)

Should it be titled Spider-Man (2012, Marc Webb) (starring Emma Stone) ?
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Old 10-08-10, 04:37 AM   #28
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Re: GRAVITY (2011) (dir. Cuaron) (starring Robert Downey Jr.)

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There's a thread on this forum titled:

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Should it be titled Spider-Man (2012, Marc Webb) (starring Emma Stone) ?
is it a lie?
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Old 10-08-10, 11:07 PM   #29
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is it a lie?
Depending on the interpretation of the word starring, it can be true. Contextually, it is definitely a lie.
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Old 07-10-11, 09:21 AM   #30
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Re: GRAVITY (2011) (dir. Cuaron) (starring Robert Downey Jr.)

I guess this thread needs to be updated.

The film is shooting now in London. George Clooney replaced Robert Downey Jr., and Sandra Bullock is the female lead. It is NOT being shot in 3D; it will be converted in post-production.
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Old 08-15-11, 08:59 PM   #31
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Re: GRAVITY (2011) (dir. Cuaron) (starring Robert Downey Jr.)

We should change up the thread title a bit. RDJ is no longer in this. Clooney is in this thing. Also...seems like Bullock is the lead.

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Old 08-15-11, 09:11 PM   #32
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Re: GRAVITY (2011) (dir. Cuaron) (starring Robert Downey Jr.)

My interest in this has dropped substantially knowing Bullock is the lead.
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Old 08-15-11, 11:23 PM   #33
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My interest in this has dropped substantially knowing Bullock is the lead.
I can't stand this woman. Maybe she'll shave her head.
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Old 08-15-11, 11:27 PM   #34
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Re: GRAVITY (2011) (dir. Cuaron) (starring Robert Downey Jr.)

I'm not a fan of Bullock's at all. She's a competent actress at least. BUT...this might be too much. I'm still in shock she got a fucking Oscar. Either way...I'm game for Cuaron.
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Old 08-15-11, 11:45 PM   #35
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Re: GRAVITY (2011) (dir. Cuaron) (starring Robert Downey Jr.)

If her star status got this film made, I'll be ok with a passable performance from Bullock.

The lack of real sci-fi is starting to turn for the better.
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Old 04-12-12, 12:20 PM   #36
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Re: GRAVITY (2011) (dir. Cuaron) (starring Robert Downey Jr.)

From Dark Horizons:

There's still no images or footage as yet from Alfonso Cuarón's anticipated sci-fi drama "Gravity" starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock, but some new details have emerged from a recent digital design conference reports Immersed in Movies (via First Showing).

As we know, the space survival tale deals with an astronaut stuck floating in Earth orbit and will feature extended long shots. Just how long though will surprise you when you consider an average two hour film (ie. a non-Michael Bay/Paul Greengrass cut-a-thon) has around 1,300-1,500 shots.

Chris deFaria, who oversees development of VFX and animation at Warners, recounts his conversation with Cuaron about it - "I said, 'How long?' And he said he wanted the first shot to be really long. And I said, 'You mean, 40 seconds?' 'No, 17 minutes.' So it ends up the film only has 156 shots in the entire two-hour movie, many of them six, eight, ten minutes long."

Because the film employs so much computer animation, the filmmaking team tried a different approach to the material - instead of making a live-action film with a massive amount of CG animation, they came at it from the perspective of a CG animated film with some live-action elements incorporated in.

deFaria says "Instead of trying to create real people and what they're doing, let's turn it around and create almost an entirely animated film and then backwards engineer the people into that film. As a matter of fact, let's not even engineer the people into the film, let's engineer their faces. So you've got these little faces inside these little helmets."

Don't think it was a cake walk though for those filming the live action elements - "When we began to bring in both the production designer and the DP we realized that we were committing to many things, not just shot design but lighting, direction, every prop, every single doorway, every single distance so that when we shot somebody’s eyes, they were converging at the right distance point. And we had a myriad of tools to deal with that. But we didn’t create the virtual world and let the live action drive what was ultimately going to be the shot. We actually created the shot and then made the live action work within it.”

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I'm very excited to see what he's doing here.
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Re: GRAVITY (2011) (dir. Cuaron) (starring Robert Downey Jr.)

Woah, that's sounds awesome!
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Old 04-12-12, 12:35 PM   #38
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Re: GRAVITY (2011) (dir. Cuaron) (starring Robert Downey Jr.)

See...that's filmmaking we should see more often.
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Old 04-12-12, 12:47 PM   #39
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Old 04-12-12, 01:06 PM   #40
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Re: GRAVITY (2011) (dir. Cuaron) (starring Robert Downey Jr.)

...can we get a mod to change the thread title RDJR isn't in it anymore. Put in Bullock and Clooney.
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Old 04-12-12, 01:07 PM   #41
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Re: GRAVITY (2011) (dir. Cuaron) (starring Robert Downey Jr.)

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So it ends up the film only has 156 shots in the entire two-hour movie, many of them six, eight, ten minutes long.
Tarkovsky's The Sacrifice is 2 1/2 hours and has only 115 shots. And he didn't use computer effects.
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Old 04-12-12, 02:02 PM   #42
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Re: GRAVITY (2011) (dir. Cuaron) (starring Robert Downey Jr.)

Since learning about Gravity, it has been my most anticipated film for a long time now. Ever since Children on Men I've been waiting to see what Cuaron will do next. Sounds like he is continuing from where he left off. I cant wait to see it. Cuaron is definitely in my top 3 of newer directors. (Yes I know he’s been directing for over 10 years)
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Old 05-04-12, 02:36 PM   #43
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Re: GRAVITY (2011) (dir. Cuaron) (starring Robert Downey Jr.)

There's an early test screening review up at AICN. I didn't want to post the entire thing, but this paragraph has me very excited:

This is not just next level shit, this is several levels ahead of next level shit, & quite possibly the highest level shit you could possibly make. This is like if Avatar had been released in 1927 a week after The Jazz Singer. People won’t know how to comprehend what they are seeing. In short, Gravity genuinely makes you feel like you have been to space. It really, really does. And guess what? It’s beautiful, and awe-inspiring, and profound (and a little scary too), everything you thought it would be since you first thought about going to space when you were a kid. The movie exploits dreams it knows every sentient being has had, using the best special effects I have personally ever seen. I honestly don’t know how you could enhance a cinematic experience more. I kept waiting for a cameo from the Tupac hologram.
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Re: GRAVITY (2011) (dir. Cuaron) (starring Robert Downey Jr.)

2011 can't come quick enough!
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Re: GRAVITY (2011) (dir. Cuaron) (starring Robert Downey Jr.)

Si, se puede, Cuaron!
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Re: GRAVITY (2011) (dir. Cuaron) (starring Robert Downey Jr.)

WB has moved this to 2013. No new date given.
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Re: GRAVITY (2011) (dir. Cuaron) (starring Robert Downey Jr.)

I can wait. Anything with RDJ is worth seeing.
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well thats a bummer, but as long as the quality is top notch its worth waiting.
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Re: GRAVITY (2011) (dir. Cuaron) (starring Robert Downey Jr.)

can a mod change the title to reflect the new 2013 release date along with replacing RDJ with Clooney and Bullock?
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Re: GRAVITY (2011) (dir. Cuaron) (starring Robert Downey Jr.)

You should send a personal message to one of the mods instead.
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