Movie Info: A story based on the real events of the 1996 Mount Everest disaster. 2 Guns helmer Balthasar Kormakur directs Jake Gyllenhaal, Josh Brolin, Jason Clarke, and John Hawkes in this adventure docudrama, when a number of simultaneous expeditions up Mount Everest resulted in the deaths of eight climbers by a severe snow storm.
Mars Review: Ultimately, Everest is an achievement of production, capturing the landscape in striking IMAX cinematography. Capturing the experience, putting you right there thousands of feet in the air where no man was meant to go. It’s a heartbreaking story about survival and it will reconfirm one thing: climbing Mount Everest is something you may not want to do after all.
Stars: 4 out of 5
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