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The Wildest Dream: Conquest of Everest Reviews

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January 11, 2018
The film's swooping shots of Everest's jagged shoulders and unforgiving flanks are appropriately breathtaking, but it's in the small human moments where Wildest Dream gets interesting.
October 15, 2010
For lovers of the greatest of outdoors, The Wildest Dream is a worthy excursion, especially on the big IMAX screen.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 29, 2010
It will haunt you for days. And inspire you forever.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
September 29, 2010
This hybrid movie combines scenic cinematography, documentary and two very different dramatic recreations of a historical event to tell a fascinating story.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
September 23, 2010
With the exception of some TV-duff recreations and CSI-style razzle-dazzle it is fascinating.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 23, 2010
You'll be sweaty-palmed and mildly nauseous -- in the very best way.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 23, 2010
The photography is suitably spectacular and there's a starry voice cast...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 2, 2010
The Wildest Dream is an often gripping account of the men who dare to climb toward heaven, and sometimes pay the ultimate price.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 27, 2010
In tandem with this bang-up adventure runs Mallory's fascinating life story.
August 27, 2010
Anker's story is remarkable.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 13, 2010
It's all a bit hokey, though the mountaineering footage is often spectacular.
Full Review | Original Score: B
August 13, 2010
The film skillfully mixes exposition, including Mallory and his wife Ruth's letters read aloud, re-creations, interviews, amazing archival footage and still images of stunning nature photography.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
August 13, 2010
What really brings the past alive in The Wildest Dream is those glorious voices.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
August 12, 2010
Screenwriter Mark Halliley has caught Mallory's passionate obsession and Geffen and his camera team have captured the majesty of the mountain.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
August 6, 2010
Geffen captures stunning images of the mountain as he follows Anker and Houlding in Mallory's footsteps.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
August 6, 2010
The movie excels not in the plentiful shots of Everest's majesty, but in its nuanced depiction of Mallory through interviews, archival footage and letters.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
August 6, 2010
It's about a love triangle -- unusual because the home-wrecking third party is the largest mountain in the world.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 6, 2010
Though Anker's personal story turns out to be of considerable interest, it is Mallory's that is the most compelling and stays with us longest.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 6, 2010
Breathtaking visuals and fascinating storytelling
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
August 6, 2010
There's plenty of suspense in The Wildest Dream, along with some breathtaking photography...
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
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