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McConkey

McConkey

This is different.  A ski documentary presented in the form of a meditation on death wrapped up in the celebration of a life.  Being as famous as he is,... Read On

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Rating: 3.0/5 (2 votes cast)
Into The Mind

Into The Mind

A stellar piece of film-making?  Yes. A stellar ski movie?  No. Allow me to begin with a comment regarding expectations.  If you’re looking for an eye-popping extravaganza of tricky... Read On

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Rating: 3.4/5 (5 votes cast)
Superheroes of Stoke

Superheroes of Stoke

I get emails from readers who comment that I’m too generous with my praise for filmmakers whom the reader feels simply rehash what was done in the previous year’s... Read On

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Rating: 4.0/5 (2 votes cast)
Seven Sunny Days

Seven Sunny Days

This review was written in 2012, 5 years after Seven Sunny Days was released, so I have the benefit of the perspective that the passage of time provides. 7SD... Read On

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Rating: 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)
Attack of La Nina

Attack of La Nina

Matchstick’s ski movies are a big deal.  The have big budgets that allow them to do big things like rent loads of helicopters and fly to out of the... Read On

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Rating: 3.8/5 (10 votes cast)
All.I.Can

All.I.Can

The Sherpas have been winding up ski movie heads since November 2010 when they dropped a trailer for their next big project that had some jaw-dropping time-lapse cinematography.  “This... Read On

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Rating: 4.0/5 (96 votes cast)