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Plot: Follow Alex Honnold as he becomes the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite's 3,000ft high El Capitan Wall. With no ropes or safety gear, he completed arguably the greatest feat in rock climbing history. Runtime: 100 min Release Date: 28 Sep 2018
No, I'm not inspired to free climb El Capitan or any slope. I'm an 84 year old retired businessman still trying to figure out how to best live my life, and I left the theater last night in awe of Alex Honnald's achievement -- climbing an almost vertical granite wall in a little over three hours when, in any second, the slightest mistake would result in death.Watching Alex do it -- watching the joy in his face when he got beyond some of the most difficult challenges as well as on the top,\; watching the intense focus and concentration as he sought safe holds; watching what I read <more>
as his quiet determination and confidence when he approached the wall for his solo climb -- these images will be with me for the balance of my life.They will return to me when I need focus and concentration in the moment to achieve something. They will return to me when I need to build confidence and determination to achieve a goal. They will return to me as I examine and release thoughts of fear that I conjure up but I'm not blessed, as Alex is, with an amygdala that does not respond to fear inducing visions .Thank you, Alex, for the powerful inspiration.
By far one of the best horror films I have ever seen.
Great bio-pic / climbing movie (by mtlott)
I've wanted to see this film since I first heard it was being made. Reading about the soloing of El Cap in the summer of 2017, I was riveted. The film is just as, if not more, powerful than the best articles at the time.Alex Honnold is, well, a bit of a weirdo, but I would not expect less from someone who has achieved something no other human being has. As he says at one point in the movie, "No one who is comfortable and cozy has ever achieved anything great."The sequences of him climbing are extraordinary, terrifying, emotional, moving and awe-inspiring. Not just the sequences <more>
of El Cap, but all around the world.But, there is so much more: his relationship with his family, his friends, and girlfriend are ... complicated. His recipe for potato-spinach-chili is sublime, and the method by which he consumes his food ... unique.Go see this movie now! Why don't distribution companies release movies like this wider? I had to drive 30 miles to see it instead of 2 miles to my local cinema. Not everyone wants to see CGI-heavy superhero movies, especially when real superheroes exist.
Death-defying feat will leave you stunned (by paul-allaer)
"Free Solo" 2018 release; 96 min. is a bio-pick about Alex Honnold and his historic 2017 climb of Yosemite's El Capitan. As the movie open, we see Alex in the later stage of that climb, and the images immediately will cause you to gasp. We then go back to "Spring 2016", when Alex is doing a book tour and comments about why he does what he does. "Chances of falling off are low, but the consequences are high", he wryly observes. Ater a few minutes recapping Alex's upbringing, it isn't long before the movie centers on El Capitan, "the center of <more>
the rock-climbing universe"... At this point we are 10 min. into the movie, you'll just have to see for yourself how it all plays out.Couple of comments: this is the latest documentary from real life couple Jimmy Chan and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, who previously brought us the equally excellent "Meru", one of my favorite movies of 2014. Here they document the extraordinary feat accomplished by Alex Hannold of conquering the 3,200 ft. El Capitan. While the movie does well putting everything into the proper context, in particular Alex's budding relationship with his new girlfriend, what makes this so remarkable is that we, the audience at large whom I suspect are not experts in rock climbing, let alone free solo climbing are shown how technical and challenging it is to climb up El Capitan, let alone doing it free solo. Alex does many trial runs to grasp and master the most difficult parts of the climb. The last half hour brings us the actual free solo climb on June 3, 2017 , and even though we know the outcome Alex lives! , it is still stupefying and almost impossible to watch I admit I covered my eyes on a number of occasions . There are simply no words for it."Free Solo" opened in late September in limited release, and immediately caused a sensation. The movie finally opened at my local art-house theater here in Cincinnati, and I couldn't wait to see it. The Friday evening screening where I saw this at was PACKED to the rafters in the largest room of the 6 screen theater, something I haven't seen in YEARS. The movie is going to be a box office smash in the art-house theater circuit, and sure to be nominated for a Best Documentary Oscar. Whether you have any interest in rock climbing or not, if you want to see one of the greatest human achievements in sports or you are a thrill-seeker, I'd readily suggest you check this out, be it in the theater, on VOD, or eventually on DVD/Blu-ray, and draw your own conclusion.
Response to Flick11's and vincecartelli's questions (by tnsquash)
Flick11: The white spot you see is a parachute. Dean Potter pioneered the use of a base jumping parachute as protection for free soloing. He died a few years ago in a wingsuit crash.vincecartelli: The credits are listed alphabetically. It's not a slight to anyone. If you don't know who Tommy Caldwell is, you should look him up. He has been Alex's climbing partner for years.
Cliff-Hanging (by prewash501)
Great 👍🏼 film making 🎥 See this one ! Amazing film & true story 🍒🍒🍒🍒🍒. 9/10
Achieving The Impossible (by roblesar99)
A rousing, crowd-pleasing documentary that showcases the extraordinary capacity of the human body to push itself to the extreme - or in the words of free solo climber Alex Honnold, "to reach perfection" - Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi's FREE SOLO makes for one of the most tense viewing experiences I've had in a theater this year. We already know how this documentary will end any other sort of ending and this would have never been released , but Chin and Vaserhelyi nonetheless manage to convey a palpable sense of fear and tension throughout, as Honnold repeatedly <more>
practices climbs in preparation for his free solo climb of Yosemite's famed El Capitan, a 3,000 foot wall of sheer granite. Honnold makes for a fascinating subject as the climber at the heart of the story. Unlike literally 99% of other climbers, however, Honnold specializes in free soloing - climbing without using ropes or any other sort of protection. What Honnold does is insane, and the film repeatedly stresses the fact that one wrong move would result in his death. But Honnold's passion for free soloing is his lifeblood, and despite the inherent and obvious dangers of his profession, it's the one thing that keeps him going. I can't imagine what would ever possess Honnold and others like him to do what they do, but what I can say is that FREE SOLO captures his feats in breathtaking glory that left the audience in the theater cheering at the end.Points off for the Tim McGraw song during the end credits, though.
More about masculine emotional maturity than free solo climbing (by CineMuseFilms)
A documentary about climbing solo up sheer vertical cliffs without safety ropes sounds too crazy-masculine to contain a gentle story of emotional awakening. While Free Solo 2018 celebrates athletic triumph it is also a thoughtful essay on mortality, fear, and self-identity, as it probes into the heart and mind of an elite athlete in an extreme sport.By his mid-30s, Alex Honnold had achieved a world-class reputation for solo climbing, but despite his achievements, he was taunted by the unconquered El Capitan cliff face of Yosemite National Park. Together with an expert team of photographer <more>
climbers, he sets about the rigorous physical and mental preparation for the 3000 feet ascent. For most of the film, we watch him planning and repeatedly climbing El Capitan with safety gear, while documenting every single step and manoeuvre needed for what would be an historic free solo to the top.While this simple, linear narrative is predictable from the outset, the photography and character study are sublime. Panoptic drones capture close-ups of Alex on vertical granite walls, showing breathtaking toeholds in tiny recesses that barely grip. During the arduous preparation, Alex has an MRI scan that reveals an inert amygdala...a part of the brain that regulates emotion. Coming from a broken home and obsessed in his pursuit of climbing perfection, Alex has no fear and is emotionally closed. The only fear shown in the film is felt by his crew who must mentally rehearse the possibility that they will witness a close friend's death. The hitherto accident-free athlete enters a relationship with the emotionally warm, wise, and beautiful Sanni McCandless, and for the first time he experiences fall injuries.With an easy broad smile, wide eyes, and vulnerable humility, Alex is a very likeable young man. His blossoming relationship with Sanni unfolds with childlike simplicity and growing emotional responsibility, while they are both aware that free soloing El Capitan means Alex will always be one slip from certain death. This fly-on-the-wall documentary eavesdrops on a few private moments to reveal a dilemma: Alex's dormant emotional self is being stirred, but he must overcome it to face what is a super-human challenge.Some viewers will notice the unbounded selfishness required to put others through the stress of Alex's personal pursuit while he is relatively free from the constraints of human emotion. Others will see Alex as a heroic protagonist in his own tortured life journey, or maybe wonder what bravery means if one feels no fear. No doubt there are other viewpoints and readings of this film. Regardless of what message you take, this is a riveting story, brilliantly filmed amongst some of the most stunning mountain scenery you will ever see.
If there was an award for most sweat inducing feature of the last 12 months, I would say Free Solo would be an unbeatable favourite.Stunningly capturing the adventures of American free-solo climber Alex Honnold, Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi's National Geographic backed documentary and Oscar nominated effort is both an eye-opening account of the power of the human spirit and body and a testament to the death-defying and near unbelievable ability Honnold has in his field.Focussing its attention on Honnold's preparation and attempt to free solo no ropes, no anything climb <more>
Yosemite park's famous El Capitan mountain, made up of over 3000 feet of shear granite rock face, Free Solo deserves to be seen on the biggest screen possible as it puts the viewer right into the thick of the action as Honnold goes about his breathtaking adventures.There are more than a few occasions when you will find yourself clenching cheeks, holding breath and probably sweating profusely as you watch Honnold going about his a business, a business that were one wrong move or false prediction could end in a very grisly demise.It's a visually captivating journey, one that takes us across various countries and continents and Chin and Chai Vasarhelyi have crafted an extremely confident and competent effort that is well deserving of its many awards and critical plaudits.Thanks to these filmmakers, Free Solo is able to compensate for the often cold and mysterious tricks and traits of Honnold, who in many instances comes across as a very complicated and cold human figure, one who doesn't connect on basic human levels with his quest to achieve perfection only to be found from his perilous mountain quests, not from any type of meaningful human connections.Honnald comes across as a calculating and almost robotic figure some things he says to friends and family is shockingly honest but it's clearly what's needed to operate on the level in which he does and watching him move up a mountain with a precision based accuracy is a sight to behold, a human mind and body operating on a level that very few would ever dream to do.Final Say -If you didn't see it you wouldn't believe it, with Free Solo offering a first-hand viewing experience into something that seems like it would be impossible. Tense, taut and totally nerve shredding at various points, Free Solo is a captivating documentary of a very odd yet undeniably brilliant human being.4 North Face clothing items out of 5