One of the boldest skiers of our time, Shane McConkey left behind a wife, a daughter, and one of the sport's greatest legacies. Now a new documentary shares intimate details of his life. We talk to...
IFC Films's new movie about K2 never quite reaches the top
An embedded film-maker boldly documents Lance Armstrong’s downfall in 'The Armstrong Lie'
With an entourage of powder freaks and beautiful athletic women, Nick Waggoner is doing his twenties justice—taking big creative risks and traveling the world directing artsy ski porn that sponsors...
Celebrate Shark Week with 10 awful shark movies from the depths of Hollywood
A terrific new documentary about injured snowboarder Kevin Pearce takes a searing look at the dark side of action sports
Josh Fox, the director of HBO's fracking documentary Gasland II talks environment, contamination, and community
Pandora’s Promise, a new film by Robert Stone, argues that our only chance of escaping climate change doom is a global shift to atomic energy. David Biello has a few hard questions, including:...
What do rock-climbing heart transplant patients, Somali pirate hunters, and arctic cowboys have in common? All could be found on the big screen at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. Of this year’s...
An interesting cross-study of what really makes athletes tick, from the perspective of professional skaters.
A fascinating look at reindeer herders in the remote Finnish Lapland.
A documentary that revisits the 2002 death of freediver Audrey Mestre during a world-record attempt in the Dominican Republic reveals tragic details.
A promise between two avid mountain climbers makes for a film that, while sentimental, resonates - and the views can't be beat.
A heartfelt look at the life and death of free skier Shane McConkey.
The sequel to the Oscar-nominated documentary Gasland continues director Josh Fox's scathing indictment of fracking.