I like space. I like movies. I like space movies. Contact is one of my favorite movies of all time, and introduced me to Carl Sagan. Moon is a lesser known flick that I've recommended to many folks. And Apollo 13 was better than most Tom Hanks movies.
I saw Gravity this weekend and it left a huge impression on me. The acting and dialogue was good, but the breathtaking portions involved little to no dialogue and facisnating shots of the Earth, stars, floating astronauts, and satellites that may or may not survive.
There was even a Shareef in the movie! Ok, a Sharif. Close enough.
The movie was extremely fun, and there were some great scientifically accurate parts (i.e. sound can't carry in space so there is no sound). With that said, it is a movie, and some things are exaggerated for truth. Everyone's favorite astrophysicist Neil deGrasse tyson does his best job to ruin the party.
Neil just can't help being a scientist. I don't blame him at all. I couldn't even bring myself to criticize the movie though because I LOVED it.
Gravity is INCREDIBLE. A must see film even if you're not into space. Wow.— Shareef Jackson (@ShareefJackson) October 5, 2013
Beautifully shot, beautiful music, and a great job by Bullock who I'm not normally a big fan. And mostly scientifically accurate— Shareef Jackson (@ShareefJackson) October 5, 2013
PLUS GRAVITY HAS SOMEONE NAMED SHAREEF IN IT. CLOONEY SAYS MY NAME SEVERAL TIMES— Shareef Jackson (@ShareefJackson) October 5, 2013
He probably doesn't spell it with two e's but whatever. Gotta take what I can get— Shareef Jackson (@ShareefJackson) October 5, 2013