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[Contest] Win Acclaimed War Documentary ‘Restrepo’ on Blu-ray!

26 November 2010 5:28 PM, PST | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

Restrepo is currently one of the highest reviewed films of the year, sitting at 97% with nearly 100 reviews on RottenTomatoes and recently garnered as a final selection for the documentary Oscar category. We have partnered with Virgil Films & Entertainment and National Geographic Entertainment to give away three Blu-ray copies to our readers!

For a chance to win one of the three Blu-rays just fill out the form below by 11:59 Pm Est on Thursday, December 2nd, 2010. We will select the winners at random and you will be notified by e-mail. One entry per household. No purchase necessary. Winners must live inside the U.S. Shipping to a P.O. box is not permitted. Check out more info regarding the film as well as a trailer below, after the submission form. Good luck!


Presented by Virgil Films & Entertainment and National Geographic Entertainment

From Directors Tim Hetherington And Sebastian Junger

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The Wildest Dream: Conquest of Everest Review

20 September 2010 2:00 AM, PDT | | See recent HeyUGuys news »

“Why do you want to climb Mount Everest?” “Because it’s There”.

For those that don’t know their history, George Mallory was a British mountaineer who took part in the first three British expeditions to Mount Everest in the early 1920s and who was last seen just a few hundred metres from the summit. This was 30 years before Hillary and Tenzing conquered it for the first recorded time.

The Wildest Dream: Conquest of Everest is a truly awe-inspiring documentary about the final venture to conquer Mount Everest by the climber George Mallory who never returned from his last attempt to scale it and whose body was never found until 1999. The man who found Mallory’s body, Conrad Anker, goes on his own journey to attempt the same recorded route to see if Mallory did actually reach the summit or whether he died trying as previously thought.

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The Wildest Dream: Liam Neeson narrates new Mt. Everest documentary (IrishCentral)

20 May 2010 8:15 AM, PDT | IrishCentral | See recent IrishCentral news »

Last night I went to a press screening of National Geographic Entertainment's The Wildest Dream: Conquest of Everest, a film by Anthony Geffen. In 93 minutes that sometimes feels much longer, Geffen tells the story of George Mallory, the British explorer who disappeared on his quest to be the first to reach the summit of Mt. Everest in 1924, and American mountaineer Conrad Anker, who discovered Mallory's body in Mt. Everest's 'death zone' in 1999 and set off to determine whether it would have been possible for Mallory to reach the summit. Anker and his partner, young British climbing prodigy Leo Houlding, attempt parts of the climb in the same type of gabardine outerwear and hobnail boots that Mallory and his partner Andrew Sandy Irvine wore when Mt. Everest claimed their lives many decades before. In the film's climax, Anker and Houlding must climb the notorious "Second Step," the sheer cliff »

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