VENICE, Italy (AP) — Sandra Bullock says her training as a dancer and carrying around her 40-pound (18-kilogram) 3-year-old helped her to get into top shape to play an astronaut drifting through space in "Gravity."
Bullock plays a scientist stranded hundreds of miles above Earth with a wise-cracking astronaut George Clooney when debris destroys their space shuttle. Bullock said Wednesday before the film's world premiere at the Venice Film Festival that her character had given up on life because of a tragedy, and she wanted to express the physical changes brought by enormous loss.
Bullock said "I wanted her to lose everything feminine or maternal."
Clooney deftly deferred a question over possible U.S. intervention in Syria, saying "I actually thought you would ask me about Ben Affleck playing Batman. But no, it's Syria."
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A Buffalo Police vehicle was involved in a two-car crash around 8:40 a.m. Monday. The crash happened at Bailey and LaSalle Avenues.
A Buffalo city jail cell block attendant was arrested early Saturday morning on multiple animal cruelty charges.
An airman from Niagara Falls was away training for the Air Force for months. After being apart from his family, he decided to surprise them at Kelly’s Country Store in Grand Island.
Police say that with the assistance of local media, they were able to identify the person responsible.
Monday is being billed as a national "Day of Action" among teachers and community groups who are worried about the state of education.
Buffalo Police say a man was shot and killed Sunday night near Shirley and Suffolk Avenues. Police were called to the scene around 9 p.m