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Entertainment Weekly | 'Everest' Review


We’d been led to believe that summer was over. That the window for white-knuckle action-adventure movies had closed for the season and we could go back to contemplating more refined fare. But sneaking in right after the Labor Day deadline is Everest—a relentless 3-D workout where something is truly at stake: the lives and deaths of real people. It’s been almost two decades since the 1996 tragedy on Mount Everest, when eight climbers died trying to return from its summit.

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