Book & Film Reviews

Reviews of books and films about the underwater world
Ocean Film Festival 2022 virtual theatre

Ocean Film Festival 2022 virtual theatre

Ocean adventure from the comfort of your sofa! The 2022 Ocean Film Festival will be available as a virtual show, plus gift passes for Xmas
Spring Tides, by Fiona Gell: a dive to remember

Spring Tides, by Fiona Gell: a dive to remember

ByDIVE ContributorsOct 7, 2022
Win a signed copy of marine biologist Fiona Gell’s book, Spring Tides, as she recalls a dive encounter with Isle of Man quahog in this extract
Review of Spring Tides

Review of Spring Tides

ByGraeme GourlaySep 6, 2022
Fiona Gell’s beautifully written book is her story of returning to the Isle Man to work as a marine conservationist
Win Ocean Film Festival 2022 tickets

Win Ocean Film Festival 2022 tickets

Win a pair of tickets to the showing of your choice for the UK leg of this year’s Ocean Film Festival World Tour this autumn
Ocean Film Festival returns for 2022

Ocean Film Festival returns for 2022

ByDIVE StaffJul 20, 2022
The Ocean Film Festival World Tour is bringing a new collection of the world’s best ocean-themed films to venues around the UK this autumn
The Brilliant Abyss comes to paperback

The Brilliant Abyss comes to paperback

ByDIVE StaffJul 15, 2022
Helen Scales’ The Brilliant Abyss: True Tales of Exploring the Deep Sea will be published in paperback on 4 August
Helen Scales’ The Brilliant Abyss

Helen Scales’ The Brilliant Abyss

ByDIVE StaffJul 14, 2022
Helen Scales’ The Brilliant Abyss: True Tales of Exploring the Deep Sea, Discovering Hidden Life and Selling the Seabeds
Review: Life On The Rocks

Review: Life On The Rocks

ByGraeme GourlayMay 20, 2022
A moving story by Julie Berwald intertwines a personal drama with the global crisis of coral conservation.
The Rescue: definitive documentary on saving the Thai cave 13

The Rescue: definitive documentary on saving the Thai cave 13

ByDIVE ContributorsFeb 7, 2022
Review of the thrilling and thorough documentary about the rescue of a youth football team from a flooded Thai cave
Review | Dylan McFinn and the Sea Serpent’s Fury

Review | Dylan McFinn and the Sea Serpent’s Fury

Dylan McFinn and the Sea Serpent’s Fury is the first of three novels by Liam Jenkins, who – inspired by scuba diving – brings to the page an excellent young-adult adventure filled with a wonderful sense of humour, and a very important message for conservation.
Six top underwater music videos

Six top underwater music videos

ByLogan GourlayJul 11, 2020

Need your fix of underwater beauty? Here are some oh-so-cool music videos which make you long to be allowed back…

10 top diving and marine life movies on Netflix

10 top diving and marine life movies on Netflix

Here’s our selection of some of the best movies on Netflix for a spot of sofa diving. Grab your popcorn and prepare for some deep dives.
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