Free Solo Reviews

March 5, 2019
The visuals are stunning, offering head-spinning views with the comfort of total safety.
March 4, 2019
Free a jaw-dropper, both in what is documented and its visual impact.
February 26, 2019
A visually dizzying but also thought-provoking film about one man's pinnacle of achievement.
February 8, 2019
Impressive... But the question for me remains: Why on earth would anybody do this?
December 26, 2018
It's scary and exhilarating stuff.
December 20, 2018
Is it strange when the wholehearted pursuit of a singular and spectacular achievement inspires pity and fear more than awe?
December 7, 2018
Free Solo is about getting dangerously close to the edge, where some people feel most alive. We get to experience that thrill secondhand, and that's enough.
November 1, 2018
This plays out with as much (or more) suspense than any conventional thriller as the cameras capture every step of Alex's ascent.
October 18, 2018
The tensions inherent in Honnold's singular life are many. "Free Solo" gives you just enough of that life on terra firma to make the heights truly dazzling.
October 12, 2018
Honnold's incredible skill is part of what makes "Free Solo" great, but another part of the equation is Chin's daredevil photography.