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Elevation

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Fall at last is here, and with it we have the newest Powderwhore film, "Elevation", in which brothers Noah and Jonah Howell continue their quirky but heartfelt mission to (more)

Review: ‘Choose Your Adventure’

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If you ask me, brothers Noah and Jonah Howell, a.k.a. the Powderwhores, appear to be in the midst of a transition phase. 'Choose Your Adventure' is their latest film, and in it (more)

Review: ‘Salt’

Review: 'Salt'

One of the most satisfying things a great film can do is also one of the simplest—it can take us someplace we've never been before. Michael Angus and Murray Fredericks' (more)

Review: The Swiss Machine

Review: The Swiss Machine

I wasn't sure I'd enjoy 'The Swiss Machine', but it was definitely on my must-see list. Ueli Steck's fame skyrocketed when he successfully soloed the north face of the Eiger (more)

Review: Cold

Review: Cold

Anson Fogel's 19-minute Alpine documentary 'Cold' was one of the films I was most looking forward to seeing in Graz. The film documents the efforts of Simone Moro, Denis (more)

Dustin Farrell’s ‘Landscapes’

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Dustin Farrell's 'Landscapes' features truly some of the most amazing night sky time-lapse photography I've ever seen, much of it done (more)

Powderwhore Productions’ Television

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Okay, I admit it: the prospect of spending an hour watching a crew of Telemarkers dropping their knees did not exactly fill my heart with glee. Skiing is a big tent, I (more)

Film Review: ‘Signatures’

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I knew next to nothing about 'Signatures' when I popped it into my dvd player. I've kind of burned out on ski flicks, so when Sweetgrass Productions sent me an email (more)

The Wall-e Review

The Wall-e Review

I envy those who went to see Wall-e without knowing anything in advance about the film. By now, word has spread about Disney/Pixar's new animated picture. You've probably (more)

Interview: Amber Seyler – ‘A Dozen More Turns’

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A Dozen More Turns is one of those rare films that gets under your skin. I admit to being an expert when it comes to finding ways to avoid thinking about consequences (more)

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