All Is Lost Reviews

December 16, 2013
Even Redford bailing water for 106 minutes can be a bit much.
December 10, 2013
This is an uncommonly absorbing movie.
November 7, 2013
We get the predictable plot points - storms, sharks, close calls with passing ships - but it feels like a uniquely handmade artifact.
November 7, 2013
All is Lost is a testament to a great actor, an experimental piece of cinema and a bit of a bore.
October 25, 2013
All Is Lost is very much Redford's triumph. His turn isn't pure disappearance so much as a brilliantly human example of cresting and plummeting, cresting and plummeting.
October 25, 2013
The movie is rigorous, serious and well-crafted, with Redford holding the screen using only his economical emotional reactions and physical presence.
October 25, 2013
For all its formal austerity, All Is Lost also offers itself as a widescreen multiplex attraction, keeping all eyes glued on Our Man's dilemma, and every mind wondering if he'll manage to cheat death.
October 25, 2013
Eventually, even the effort to survive becomes questionable. We are all isolated, we all succumb at some point. "All Is Lost" studies that point.
October 24, 2013
Redford could win first Best Actor Oscar of his great career.
October 24, 2013
All is Lost is about how human nature rebels against death, even when all hope is vanquished by adverse circumstances.