Do you know why HBO has such a stellar reputation for landing hit movies? It helps that the cable network is owned by Warner Bros. Pictures, a studio that dates back to the early days of Hollywood almost a century ago. But that’s not all. Home Box Office also goes out of its way to land top titles from other studios to ensure that subscribers always get what they pay for: the best movies on cable television. And that’s why we’re here. Each month, we share our picks for the best movies on HBO right now, so you know what to look for. All you have to do is look up the time these films are playing, or simply stream them online.
Director and co-writer Alfonso Cuarón delivered a visually dazzling masterpiece with Gravity, which stars Sandra Bullock as astronaut Dr. Ryan Stone. When a disaster in space leaves Ryan’s life in jeopardy, Lieutenant Matt Kowalski (George Clooney) takes it upon himself to save her. However, the two astronauts discover that their situation is even more dire than before, and their chances of returning to Earth are slim. Literally all they have left is each other, and soon, they won’t even have that.
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