1996, and Mother Nature's big mama is playing her hand again.
Based on a true story, Everest tells about a climbing expedition on the world's highest mountain that would become devastated by a severe snow storm.
She stands and watches over us all, she is Mount Everest, and climbing her is seen as one of the pinnacles of mountaineering. No matter how many lives are lost over the years, there will always be another group of adventurers ready to take on the mountain and the elements that come with her.
The ill fated 1996 trek up Everest gets a worthy cinematic treatment here. Sure it suff... read the rest.
One of the most realistically approached adventure movie based on the real.
I was completely surprised with the movie. Because I was expecting 'Vertical Limit' kind of movie. Like, you know, there's no heroic adventure with the incredible stunt sequences in it. But it was very real and more real. Usually while adapting the true events for the screen, unnecessary overdose stunts created to commercialise the product. But in this it was too much closer to the real world adventure, like a documentary film.
It was a man versus the mother nature and nothing else. The human villains were not i... read the rest.
"Director Baltasar Kormákur’s vast, encompassing vision thematically broaches the existential drive that consumes extreme climbers, questioning both the brusque heroism and innate fatalism of those that attempt to conquer such harsh climes..."
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