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Sandra Bullock: Gravity reignited my passion

Sandra Bullock: Gravity reignited my passion

Nov 6 2013, 12:44am CST | by Bang Movies

Sandra Bullock says 'Gravity' reignited her passion for filmmaking. The Oscar-winning actress puts on an acting tour-de-force in the new space thriller directed by Alfonso Cuaron, and she admits the...

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Sandra Bullock: Gravity reignited my passion

Nov 6 2013, 12:44am CST | by Bang Movies

Sandra Bullock says 'Gravity' reignited her passion for filmmaking.

The Oscar-winning actress puts on an acting tour-de-force in the new space thriller directed by Alfonso Cuaron, and she admits the gripping flick made her fall in love with her profession all over again.

She said: ''I've been granted many times to have different experiences [in my career]. There's the work and there's a career. I can't control the career aspect because it's all about timing and other things.

''For me, it was a rebirth in my excitement at filmmaking and my part in it. Alfonso didn't have to be collaborative, but he's one of the most collaborative people I've worked with. So it was a rebirth in my faith in why I chose this profession.''

Bullock had longed to work with Cuaron, who wrote the film's script with his brother Jonas Cuaron, and was shocked to be offered the role of Dr. Ryan Stone in the movie.

She explained: ''I had been such an extreme admirer of Alfonso's body of work and it was one of those dreams ... 'If I can only work with...' The joke in my office was, every time we had a script, 'Do you think Alfonso will direct it?' We knew the answer was no because he writes his own material. But I always used his films as examples of things I loved, to say what we should aspire to.

''And then it came up that he had this project and I had no intention of working. They said, 'He'll come to Austin.' I said, 'What? Alfonso Cuaron is coming to Austin?' And he did, and the conversation that we had when he came had nothing to do with how to make the film or what kind of film we'd be making; it had to do with the emotional core of what he felt this film was about.''

'Gravity' is out in the UK on Thursday, November 7.

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Sandra Bullock and David Gordon Green Team on 'Our Brand is Crisis' (EXCLUSIVE) (Justin Kroll/Variety)

Aug 21 2014 5:25pm CDT | Source: wesmirch

Justin Kroll / Variety: Sandra Bullock and David Gordon Green Team on ‘Our Brand is Crisis’ (EXCLUSIVE)  —  George Clooney is producing the pic  —  After her success in “Gravity,” Sandra Bullock is again orbiting a Warner Bros. project.  —  Sources tell Variety that Warners has greenlit the political d ...
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See The Gremlins Theme Park Ride We Never Knew Existed

Aug 18 2014 12:30pm CDT | Source: slash film

In the early 1990s, Warner Bros actually built a Gremlins theme park ride called Gremlins Invasion. The attraction was built in two Warner Bros. Movie World theme parks, one in Bottrop-Kirchhellen Germany and the other in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. While the dark ride was open for almost ten years, I had not heard of its existence until this year. Last week I wrote about a Ghostbusters theme park ride that was ...
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3 weeks ago

Bullock, J-Law, Aniston Are Top Earning Actresses

Aug 5 2014 10:18am CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

Following on from their actors list, Forbes Magazine has now published their annual list of the top earning actresses for the July 2013/June 2014 financial year. The list is of gross salaries including acting paycheques, endorsement deals, and more and doesn't take into account tax, agent and management fees or other related costs. Easily coming in at the top is Sandra Bullock who scored an impressive $51 million, mostly thanks to her deal for "Gravity" which sa ...
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4 weeks ago

Sandra Bullock tops Forbes wealthiest list

Aug 4 2014 4:54pm CDT | Source: canoe

Sandra Bullock tops Forbes wealthiest l ...
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5 weeks ago

Demolition Man (Released in 1993) - A corny futuristic movie starring Sylvester Stallone, Wesley Snipes, Sandra Bullock, Nigel Hawthorne

Jul 25 2014 12:45pm CDT | Source: classic english movies

Experimenting with different genres to exercise his talent (maybe) - Stallone’s Demolition Man is a sci-fi thriller, released in 1993 starring him as John Spartan, an LA cop nicknamed ‘Demolition Man’, for his reckless and destructive law enforcement work style. He is pitted against Simon Phoenix (Wesley Snipes) who is evil to the core. In 1996, Spartan is set up by Phoenix in a case implicating him for the deaths of hostages in a bus, whic ...
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5 weeks ago

Sandra Bullock to Star in Tupperware Origin Story for Tate Taylor

Jul 22 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: slash film

Origin stories are all the rage these days, to the extent where even common housewares are getting them now. Jennifer Lawrence is helping chronicle the birth of the Miracle Mop for David O. Russell, and now Sandra Bullock will depict the rise of Tupperware for Tate Taylor. Bullock is attached to lead Taylor’s untitled drama as Brownie Wise, the marketing exec who popularized the plastic containers by coming ...
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6 weeks ago

News Bits: Horns, Brownie, Devil, Mercy, Run

Jul 18 2014 7:41pm CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

Horns The first poster is out for Alexandre Aja's upcoming thriller "Horns" which opens at Halloween. Daniel Radcliffe plays a young man who is the prime suspect in the violent rape and murder of his girlfriend, though he's innocent. Soon, horns starting to grow from his own head - horns with the ability to make people confess their darkest sins and unspeakable impulses. He uses them on his quest to find the killer and learn the truth. ...
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6 weeks ago

Sandra Bullock and Tate Taylor Plan Tupperware Pioneer Biopic

Jul 18 2014 6:56pm CDT | Source: Coming Soon

Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today that Tate Taylor, director of The Help, is set to both write and direct a biopic on Brownie Wise, the marketing pioneer who created the Tupperware home party strategy that made the brand a household name and opened new professional avenues for women. Sandra Bullock is attached to headline the film, which will adapt Bob Kealing’s non-fic ...
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6 weeks ago

Sandra Bullock came face-to-face with stalker in her own home

Jul 15 2014 8:49pm CDT | Source: cnn

Sandra Bullock came face-to-face with a man who allegedly scaled a chain-link fence topped with barbed wire to get into her house last month, according to a police search warrant. ...
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