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Climb ‘Everest’ on Blu-ray This January!

EverestI saw this one theatrically and it did not make me miss my hometown of Cleveland, OH one bit.  In fact, if I never saw snow again, I’d be alright.  With that being said this is a very cold movie.  Brr.  So here’s the deal.  Unbridled ambition, a ferocious storm, and the limits of human endurance collide at the top of the world in the white-knuckle adventure Everest, coming to Digital HD on December 22, 2015, and 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on January 19, 2016, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Following a pair of expeditions to the highest point – and most dangerous place – on Earth, Everest captures the brutal majesty of the deadly peak, and the boundless courage required to conquer it, with breathtaking cinematography and spectacular storytelling. Exclusive extras make Everest a can’t-miss, must-own event, bringing viewers behind-the-scenes for a look at the making of the film, as well as astonishing insights about the real-life 1996 summit attempt that inspired it.

Inspired by the incredible events surrounding an attempt to reach the summit of the world’s highest mountain, Everest documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival. Critics call Everest “… exciting, thrilling, moving, and completely engaging.” – Scott Mendelson, Forbes – Yea Scott!
Jake Gyllenhaal (Southpaw, Brokeback Mountain), Keira Knightley (The Imitation Game, Pirates of the Caribbean), Jason Clarke (Zero Dark Thirty, The Great Gatsby), Josh Brolin (Sicario, No Country for Old Men), John Hawkes (Winter’s Bone, The Sessions), Robin Wright (“House of Cards,” Forrest Gump), Michael Kelly (“House of Cards,” Viral), Sam Worthington (AvatarClash of the Titans) and Emily Watson (The Theory of Everything, Breaking the Waves) star in a thrilling and harrowing battle against the overwhelming power of nature.
BONUS FEATURES EXCLUSIVE TO BLU-RAY™:
• LEARNING TO CLIMB: THE ACTOR’S JOURNEY – Cast members and the two film consultants who helped them prepare for the shoot discuss getting ready for the arduous production.
• A MOUNTAIN OF WORK: RECREATING EVEREST – Bringing Everest to life required the filmmakers to recreate the mountain through state-of-the-art studio work and visual effects. The teams involved talk about how they made the seemingly impossible possible.
BLU-RAY™ AND DVD BONUS FEATURES:
• RACE TO THE SUMMIT: THE MAKING OF EVEREST – The trials and tribulations of cast and crew as they journey to the foothills of Everest and beyond, battling the elements and forming deep bonds along the way.
• ASPIRING TO AUTHENTICITY: THE REAL STORY – Recollections of the tragic events of May 10, 1996, from those who were there, as the cast and filmmakers discuss bringing this harrowing tale to life with authenticity and respect.
• FEATURE COMMENTARY WITH DIRECTOR BALTASAR KORMÁKUR
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FILMMAKERS:
Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Keira Knightley, Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, John Hawkes, Robin Wright, Michael Kelly, Sam Worthington, Emily Watson
Directed By: Baltasar Kormákur
Written By: William Nicholson, Simon Beaufoy
Produced By: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Baltasar Kormakur, Nicky Kentish Barnes, Brain Oliver, Tyler Thompson
Executive Produced By: Angela Morrison, Liza Chasin, Evan Hayes, Randall Emmett, Peter Mallovk, Lauren Selig
Director of Photography: Salvatore Totino
Production Designer: Gary Freeman
Edited By: Mick Audsley
Costume Designer: Guy Speranza
TECHNICAL INFORMATION 3D BLU-RAY™:
Street Date: January 19, 2016
Copyright: 2016 Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Layers: BD-50
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 2.40:1
Rating: PG-13 for intense peril and disturbing images
Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles
Sound: English Atmos Dolby True HD/Dolby Digital 2.0, DVS DD 2.0; Spanish and French Dolby Digital 5.1
Run Time: 2 hours, 2 minutes
TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAY™:
Street Date: January 19, 2016
Copyright: 2016 Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Layers: BD-50
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 2.40:1
Rating: PG-13 for intense peril and disturbing images
Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles
Sound: English Atmos Dolby True HD/Dolby Digital 2.0, DVS DD 2.0; Spanish and French Dolby Digital 5.1
Run Time: 2 hours, 2 minutes
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