Empire | 'Adrift' Review


While it rarely comes up in lists of cinema’s greatest villains, the ocean as an antagonist is something Hollywood keeps coming back to. And not even because of the things in it (the sharks, the barracuda, the sharktopuses). Bigger than a kaiju, more emotionless than a Terminator, it can’t be bargained with, it can’t be reasoned with and, when you scan the horizon and there’s no land in sight, it can seem as though it absolutely does not stop, ever. In recent years Robert Redford has believed All Is Lost, Ang Lee has told the Life Of Pi and Colin Firth has found himself at The Mercy of the vast ocean.

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