Adrift is a simple, acutely observed love story that also happens to be a rousingly stripped-down tale of survival.
Baltasar Kormákur’s film is a tasteful, sweeping, carefully balanced reconciliation between the irrefutable authority of nature and mankind’s innate need to circumvent it.
Baltasar Kormákur’s 2 Guns capped the open-air opening ceremony with thunder roaring overhead.
Viewer/character solidarity only holds up for so long, and the film falls hard into twisty, nonsense territory, skipping over its stronger themes in the process.
If there’s an upside here, it’s salt-and-pepper stud Dermot Mulroney.