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Highwater Reviews

September 2, 2010
Everyone is a saint in Brown's eyes, and few are especially interesting as a result.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
September 2, 2010
Serving as director, co- editor and narrator, Brown turns the obsession of top-ranking surfers into a universally appealing celebration of excellence on the treacherous North Shore of Oahu.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 27, 2010
[Director Dana] Brown's main talent is the way he blends stunning cinematography and crisp editing into you-are-there immediacy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 27, 2010
Has enough magical shots of surfers standing deep in the curl, their hands rippling along the faces of giant waves, to keep you watching.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 27, 2010
Surfing devotees might be impressed, but other viewers will be left wondering what all the fuss is about.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
August 25, 2010
The film ends up as a cliquish circle jerk that flatters those in the know and leaves neophytes little to mull over.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
August 24, 2010
Sure to become a sacred text to surf-movie enthusiasts, but surprisingly watchable even for those who think "goofy-footing" is a new Southern hip-hop dance craze.
July 24, 2009
There are no great emotional revelations about the fearless, free-spirited athletes profiled in the film, but these tanned-and-toned folks' deep love of surfing and mostly cheerful demeanors prove enjoyably infectious.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5