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For a long time an October 18 release date was rumored for Alfonso Cuaron's long-awaited Gravity, a film I placed #3 on my list of Top 10 Most Anticipated Films of 2013. Where the date came from no one really knows, but it wasn't too far off as an official date of October 4 has now been set for the sci-fi feature starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock. The question now is, Is that anticipation worth it? The date suggests we may be looking at a Toronto Film Festival debut in September followed by an October release date. While an October release wouldn't normally sound too enticing, this October is already looking stacked, and doing so beyond traditional horror fare. Films such as Spike Lee's Oldboy remake and Paul Greengrass' Captain Phillips both hit theaters on October 11 and on October 25 comes Edgar Wright's The World's End. Gravity bounced around the 2012 release date, »

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