Genre Grandeur – Gravity (2013) – Alex Raphael

Movierob has put such fantastic blogathons together I just had to get involved. When I knew the topic was Latin directors Gravity just jumped out at me and I knew I had to review it. For the full review head over to Movierob’s cool site.


intro_clip_image004For this month’s next review for Genre Grandeur – Latin Directors, here’s a review of Gravity (2004) by Alex of Alex Raphael

Thanks again to Anna of Film Grimoire for choosing this month’s genre.

Next month’s Genre has been chosen by James of Back to the Viewer.  We will be reviewing our favorite movies featuring a dystopian world (past or future). Please get me your submissions by 25th April by sending them to  Try to think out of the box! Great choice James!

Let’s see what Alex thought of this movie.


When talking about a really good film, it’s easy to get distracted by a fantastic cast, incredible leading performance, provocative storyline or even a shocking twist. What is less talked about is just how stunning a film can look.

And with Mexican director’s Alfonso Cuarón’s 2013’s voyage into space with Gravity, the visuals really are something to behold…

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Film Quizzes – Sandra Bullock

The very incredible ‘Gravity’ is already out (and expect a review on here soon too) and wowing critics everywhere. I’ve already done a quiz of films set in space but in tribute to one of the stars of this visual epic, see if you can work out six of Sandra Bullock’s previous films.

Film Quizzes - Sandra Bullock - Film 1 (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Sandra Bullock - Film 2 (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Sandra Bullock - Film 3 (1990s)

Film Quizzes - Sandra Bullock - Film 5 (2000+)

Film Quizzes - Sandra Bullock - Film 5 (2000+)

Film Quizzes - Sandra Bullock - Film 6 (2000+)


1. Speed  (1994)

2. While you were Sleeping  (1995)

3. A Time to Kill  (1997)

4. Miss Congeniality  (2000)

5. Murder by Numbers  (2002)

6. Two Weeks Notice  (2002)