I always get worried when I see that Hollywood is making a movie about outdoor adventure pursuits. Let’s face it; so far, 99% of the movies produced about climbing have been abysmal. Cliffhanger was laughable. My personal favorite, Vertical Limit, was downright hilarious, even though it was attempting to be terrifyingly dramatic. I guess the best thing about Vertical Limit was the Ed Viesturs cameo.
When it comes to caving, Descent has been the only entry so far, but its basically a teenage monster flick.
And now, the newest contender in a troubled genre:
Melissa and I are going to see it tonight. I’ll report in full later. Wish us luck.