Movies in the vein of 'Gravity': tense space-based thrillers in which one of the manifold things that can go wrong on a space mission inevitably does, leaving the crew stranded and understandably a bit miffed at Houston.
This list of highly emotional modern (21st century) tearjerkers is officially sponsored by Kleenex; because if these don't get the waterworks flowing, you are either a robot or are afflicted with a serious ailment of the tear-ducts.
Movies in the vein of Interstellar: These cerebral sci-fi masterpieces are guaranteed to get you thinking about time, space, destiny, free-will, and pretty much every other insoluble existential mystery. The thinking man's blockbusters!
Webster's English Dictionary defines hard science fiction as being 'characterized by an emphasis on scientific accuracy or technical detail or both' (just kidding it's Wikipedia). So, basically sci-fi that would satisfy 'Comic Book Guy' from The Simpsons.
A one-man-show movie centers, often exclusively, on a lone protagonist. Isolation takes many forms: buried underground, being the last man on earth, or finding oneself trapped between a rock and..a rock. They never even had a shot at the Best Supporting Actor and Actress Oscars.
Although we're only halfway through the 2010s, we've already seen some fantastic pictures, including 'Birdman', '12 Years a Slave', 'Argo', and 'The Aritst'. Check out the best with this comprehensive collection of the Oscar best picture nominees from 2010- present.
While his Romantic-Comedies display a warm, goofy side, Clooney can also pull off cutthroat lawyever, grizzled soldier, and suave assassin. Don't believe us? Check out this list of his very best thrillers, including 'Ocean's Eleven' and 'Gravity'.