Tag Archives: Mountaineering

The Summits of Gods (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): Following after a mountaineer

At first, Netflix animation film “The Summits of Gods”, which was released a few days ago, draws our attention for its odd combination. Although it is based on a Japanese manga series of the same name written and illustrated by … Continue reading

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14 Peaks: Nothing is Impossible (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): Project Possible

Netflix documentary “14 Peaks: Nothing Is Impossible”, which was released on this Monday, is about one extraordinary achievement which certainly deserves to be known more to us. As reflected by the very title of the documentary, the hero of the … Continue reading

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Meru (2015) ☆☆☆(3/4): Reaching for a challenging peak in the Himalayas

Documentary film “Meru” works best when it functions as a vivid, extraordinary record of one arduous quest for conquering one of the most challenging mountains in the Himalayas. Yes, those three mountaineers in the documentary really climbed up there with … Continue reading

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Everest (2015) ☆☆☆(3/4) : Into Thin Air

Based on an infamous real-life disaster which happened on Mount Everest in May 1996, “Everest” attempts to tell a chilling story about how everything went horribly wrong during that grim, horrifying moment of fear and chaos. Yes, they did know … Continue reading

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