Beyond the Edge2013

Critics score:
68 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

Moira MacDonald, Seattle Times:It's all rendered in 3D, with the archival footage reformatted; you'll feel the Everest chill and gape at the astonishing vistas.Read more

Ella Taylor, NPR:Recalled in the somewhat breathless History Channel-style voice-overs of the participants and their families, the journey was a triumph of guts, perseverance, endurance, ingenuity and teamwork.Read more

Graham Fuller, New York Daily News:Though impressively shot, the doc is a weak advertisement for 3-D.Read more

Ben Kenigsberg, New York Times:This absorbing account of the first recorded summit of the world's highest mountain is a rare documentary for which re-enactments make complete sense.Read more

Diana Clarke, Village Voice:Like a mountaineer grappling on sheet ice, the film's focus on performance can result in a loss of footing.Read more