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'North Face': An Alpine Tragedy Becomes a Harrowing Filmnew

Director Philipp Stölzl makes the movie a tad more political (i.e., anti-Nazi) than it needs to be, but Benno Fürmann's stoic performance reduces the story to its harsh, true fundamentals. Of the risks in climbing (as in life), he says, "You can be the best, but it's still a lottery."
Seattle Weekly  |  Brian Miller  |  02-08-2010  |  Reviews

German Climbers Philosophize in 'To the Limit'new

For this mountain climbing doc, Bavarian brothers Thomas and Alexander Huber opted into Yosemite's recent speed-climbing fad, which makes the Nose into a vertical racetrack.
Seattle Weekly  |  Brian Miller  |  08-25-2008  |  Reviews

San Antonian Climbs Mountains for Decade-long Film Projectnew

For 10 Mountains -- 10 Years, the 10-member climbing team known as "The Regulars" is scaling 11,239 feet to the summit of Mt. Hood, the highest peak in the state of Oregon to raise awareness and find cures for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.
San Antonio Current  |  Kiko Martinez  |  07-02-2008  |  Movies

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