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Tracing Skylines

Tracing Skylines

Back in the director’s chair after a year off, Tyler Hamlet delivers the dynamic edits and the perfect camera placement that you’ve come to expect from a Poor Boyz... Read On

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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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Solitaire

Solitaire

Having established his reputation as a director with an eye for beauty and an understanding of light in 2009’s Signatures, director Nick Waggoner has blissfully elevated his game even... Read On

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The Ordinary Skier

The Ordinary Skier

You’ve seen him in ski films for years, so you know he’s a man of few words.  Even when he’s interviewed (like in parts of CP’s Tanner Hall Trilogy)... Read On

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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)
Ski Porn

Ski Porn

I’m holed up on the first floor of a dank motel on the east side of Detroit.  It’s about 1 AM and the heat and humidity of your standard... Read On

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Show & Prove

Show & Prove

Consisting of “Show & Prove” (2006), “Believe” (2007) and “The Massive” (2008) Constantine Papanicolaou’s (“CP”) “Tanner Hall Trilogy” is fundamental to understanding not only the virtuoso level of skiing... Read On

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Rating: 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)
Revolver

Revolver

Poor Boyz films always convey a whole ton of attitude, but it’s the right type of attitude.   Their skiers push it hard on the hills to stomp the bejeezus... Read On

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Rating: 3.5/5 (3 votes cast)
Every Day Is A Saturday

Every Day Is A Saturday

Opening with an awesome Dane Tudor sequence, “Every Day Is A Saturday” is a complete mix of big mountain, urban rails, park and half pipe skiing.  Dynamically lensed by... Read On

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