Back in 2006, Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron created "Children of Men," a futuristic look at the apocalypse that dealt with a powerful existential crisis featuring human infertility. After the moderate box office (but huge critical) success of "Children of Men," the director took a few years off to prepare his next directorial effort. Seven years later, he is finally releasing "Gravity" and it follows up on the promise of his previous work and continues to elevate his status as one of the top filmmakers in the world.
"Gravity" tells the story of a medical engineer Dr. Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock), who joins a space mission and shortly finds herself fighting for her life in the most dangerous environment in the universe. However, this is not simply a film about survival but one about a person learning to find the desire to live. Continue Reading