“Gravity,” the Warner Bros. science-fiction epic starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock, set a record for an October opening in U.S. and Canadian cinemas, collecting $55.8 million to land in first place.
“Gravity,” the science-fiction epic starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock, collected $55.6 million at U.S. and Canadian theaters, taking first place in its debut for Warner Bros. It was a record opening for October.
Tom Clancy, whose chillingly realistic novels such as “The Hunt for Red October” reflected his knowledge of the military and the changing nature of threats to the U.S. while providing Hollywood with fodder for blockbuster movies, has died. He was 66.
“Argo,” the story of a stealth mission to rescue a group of U.S. hostages from Iran in 1980, was voted best film at the British Academy Film Awards, or Baftas, last night. Its director Ben Affleck also won.