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Film Review - 6 Below: Miracle on the Mountain

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Last week, there was “The Mountain Between Us.” This week, there’s “6 Below: Miracle on the Mountain,” making October a big month for survival films featuring desperate people stuck at high altitudes in the snow and bitter cold. Where “The Mountain Between Us” was a highly fictional romantic saga about strangers growing close in a crisis, “6 Below” recounts the true life horrors that visited hockey player Eric LeMarque, who, in 2004, became lost in the Sierra Nevada wilderness while on a snowboarding adventure. What’s promised is a frightening story of personal endurance rooted in fact, but the movie doesn’t deliver that tension. Instead, the feature goes the inspirational route, with director Scott Waugh trying to depict the internal churn of a man who’s not just facing death, but an expiration pounded into place by guilt, addiction, and fear, forcing Eric to dig within to live another day. Read the rest at Blu-ray.com

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