The desperate astronauts are reaching, scrambling, grasping at anything they can get their hands on.
They end up seizing on the viewer’s throat.
Warner Bros. has released even more new clips from the upcoming Alfonso Cuaron-directed survival saga Gravity, with Sandra Bullock and George Clooney as two space walkers cut adrift in orbit after an accident rips apart their shuttle.
One thing you don’t get from these clips is a sense of the 3-D filmmaking Cuaron (Children of Men, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban) has employed for the film, but it’s easy to imagine that this film, like Life of Pi last year, will use the format to emphasize the distance between objects, since that’s a critical part of the story.
Watch in “I’ve Got You” as Bullock floats south by a tangle of cables that pass her by, one after another, just beyond the fingertips of her space suit, until …
3-D was not made for swords popping out from the screen. It was made for this.
Gravity is in theaters Oct. 4.