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The Endurance Reviews

Todd McCarthy
Variety
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October 18, 2008
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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August 15, 2002

Arizona Republic
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March 15, 2002
Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star
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Fascinatingly evokes not just the gruelling, first-person details of this particular polar expedition, but the waning moments of the entire spirit of romantic, white-European Boy's Own adventurism.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star

February 1, 2002
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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Beautifully blends interviews with scholars and descendants of that crew, still photos and movie film from the trip and re-creations of the events of the voyage.

February 1, 2002
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Footage from a remarkable silent documentary has been combined with new photography, music and a narration to produce an even more remarkable sound documentary.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 4, 2002
John Petrakis
Chicago Tribune
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Most of all, it is a salute to Shackleton himself, whose calm and grace under extreme pressure helped guarantee that not a single crew member would be lost.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune

January 3, 2002
Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press
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Those who see Endurance, however, are not likely soon to forget what they see, even if they have some difficulty imagining how it could be possibly be true.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press

December 21, 2001
Dick Kreck
Denver Post
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Anyone interested in great stories should be interested in this one.

Full Review Source: Denver Post

December 21, 2001
Jane Sumner
Dallas Morning News
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A triumph.

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December 13, 2001
Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
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The nail-biting quality of Shackleton's true story outdoes any dramatic fiction on the market.

| Original Score: 4.5/5

November 30, 2001
Rita Kempley
Washington Post
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An engrossing chronicle of the legendary voyage.

| Original Score: 4/5

November 30, 2001
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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It's worth seeking out, definitely.

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November 27, 2001
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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Aimed at a more adult audience than Adventure, Endurance has a haunting, melancholy quality.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times

November 16, 2001
Loren King
Boston Globe
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The story to unfold elegantly, without embellishment, and it is more powerful for that restraint.

| Original Score: 4/4

November 16, 2001
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Unimaginable, incredible, and harrowing beyond words.

November 8, 2001
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
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What lifts this film above the usual public television documentary is the copious archival footage.

November 7, 2001
Douglas Cruickshank
Salon.com
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A gripping documentary tells the wrenching story of a 1914 polar expedition that was hell on ice.

Full Review Source: Salon.com

October 27, 2001
Gene Seymour
Newsday
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The added material does little to diminish the story's epic punch and, if anything, magnifies its elegiac grandeur.

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October 19, 2001
A.O. Scott
New York Times
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You become like a restless child at bedtime stilled and enraptured by the sheer power of narrative, and your skepticism is overwhelmed by a childlike greediness for vicarious adventure.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4/5

October 19, 2001
Jonathan Foreman
New York Post
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Essential viewing not just for those fascinated by adventure, exploration and survival, but for anyone interested in the magic of leadership.

| Original Score: 4/4

October 19, 2001
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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A testimony to the triumph of the human spirit, and a reminder that, under the right leadership, humankind is capable of virtually anything.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3.5/4

October 18, 2001
Andrew Sarris
New York Observer
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Should move you even if you're not familiar with the extensive literature and museum exhibition on the subject produced over the past few years.

Full Review Source: New York Observer

October 18, 2001
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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A remarkable documentary.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle

October 8, 2001
Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic
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An engrossing documentary.

October 4, 2001

Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B

September 21, 2001
Ed Park
Village Voice
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Lucidly relates Ernest Shackleton's 1914 expedition to cross the Antarctic continent by foot.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

September 19, 2001
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