Tag Archive: Lifeboats

Haiku Review: All Is Lost (2013)

all is lostStarring: Robert Redford
Written & directed by J.C. Chandor

After his boat’s hull is damaged by a stray shipping container, a sailor finds himself lost at sea and facing his own mortality.

It’s like Life of Pi
but without the tiger and
all that faith bullshit.

Grade: A-

By Daniel J. Hoag
All Is Lost is playing now in select cities.


Haiku Review: Life of Pi (2012)

Starring: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan & Rafe Spall
Screenplay by David Magee
Directed by Ang Lee

After the ship carrying his father’s zoo animals sinks at sea, a young man finds himself fighting for survival while sharing a lifeboat with a dangerous Bengal tiger.

Ang Lee makes something
(3)Deep out of book club pop-
spiritual fluff.

Grade: A-

By Daniel J. Hoag
Life of Pi is now playing in theaters nationwide.