Posts Tagged ‘Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi’

Review: The Rescue

— by RON WILKINSON — There are few documentaries so good they keep you on the edge of your seat even though you, and everybody, already know the ending. Cave diving is like open water diving except there is no surface. A malfunctioning scuba air supply in open water means an emergency su[...]

Review: Free Solo

— by BEV QUESTAD — El Capitan, Yosemite’s seemingly sheer gray façade, juts upward majestically reflecting the morning sunrise. Experienced rock climbers, with ropes, regard it as a dangerous challenge. So, Alex Honnold’s decision to try it without equipment or partner, in other wor[...]

Review: Meru

— by RON WILKINSON — “Meru” may be one of the best mountain climbing movies ever made. The insights provided through personal interviews with climbers Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk, and the narrative by Jon Krakauer, make this film a tightly-woven tale competing with the [...]