Review process: two scores assigned: (I don’t believe in Rotten Tomatoes. I just believe in me)
(***all-purpose SPOILER ALERT*** there may be some in this review)
(1) Shark Wrighter (SW) Score: Based on a sum of 5 sub-scores (acting, directing, writing/story, cinematography &/or animation &/or effects, editing) with 1 being terrible and 10 being terrific.
(2) Octopuses (0-5 🐙, with 5 being fantastic and 0 being feces)
SW score: 41
4.1 out of 5 octopi
++ I love Sandra Bullock. She pulls off what is essentially a one-person show (with an admittedly strong and intense performance by George Clooney). And Alfonso Cuaron deftly combines effects and emotion.