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Film Review - Everest


There have been books, documentaries, and television productions about the 1996 Mount Everest Disaster, but nothing can touch “Everest” in terms of sheer you-are-there intensity. While the fates of those involved in the event have been known for almost two decades now, director Baltasar Kormakur finds a way to refresh the suspense of the moment, building a large-scale disaster movie that’s impressively executed, generating all the nail-biting sequences an endeavor like this requires. This isn’t a particularly uplifting tale of a doomed climb, but “Everest” captures the physical effort of mountaineering, the bustle of mountain life, and the futility of rescue, skillfully creating intimacy in the midst of complete chaos. Read the rest at


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