‘Gravity’ is likely the best science fiction film of 2013

Sandra Bullock fights to survive in 'Gravity'
Sandra Bullock fights to survive in ‘Gravity’

[rating=3]Starring: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
Writer: Alfonso Cuarón, Jonás Cuarón

Gravity is probably the best movie in which the main character spends half the time in her underwear. But to leave it at that does the movie a big disservice; it may well end up being the best science fiction film of the year.

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‘The Heat’ is funny as hell

Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy are comedy gold in 'The Heat'
Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy are comedy gold in ‘The Heat’

[rating=3]Starring:  Sandra Bullock, Melissa McCarthy, Demian Bichir, Marlon Wayans, Michael Rappaport, Jane Curtin, Spoken Reasons, Dan Bakkedahl, Taran Killam, Michael McDonald and Thomas F. Wilson
Writer(s):  Katie Dippold
Director(s):  Paul Feig

Take an entirely too up-tight and straitlaced FBI agent, add in a Boston PD detective who is so far over the top as to be somewhere in the stratosphere and you have The Heat.  Director Paul Feig (Bridesmaids) has another winner in this female buddy-cop film starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy.

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