Biiiiiiiiiig few weeks on the horizon for adrenaline junkies who want to remain sedentary while getting their adrenaline fix. Movies, people:
9/21: Way of Life
With a Blu-ray/DVD release and world tour set to begin this Saturday, Teton Gravity Research’s Way of Life showcases some of today's most elite skiers doing what they do on mountains in Alaska, British Columbia, Austria, Jackson Hole, and the Tetons. SPOILER ALERT: Along the way, boundaries will be pushed and brotherhoods will be formed.
9/20 (Select theaters), 9/27 (More theaters): Rush
"The closer you are to death, the more alive you feel," says the trailer for the Ron Howard-directed film Rush, which opens this weekend. It's based on the rivalry between 1970's Formula One drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda. You know, James Hunt and Niki Lauda.
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=afDYEtQmC6I#t=60] A documentary about renowned extreme skier Shane McConkey, who constantly felt the need to push himself further to one-up his previous stunts, this Red Bull Media House-produced film opens in New York and Los Angeles in October. ACTUAL SPOILER ALERT: The trailer contains worrisome foreshadowing.