Why the giant waves in Chasing Mavericks won’t help Hollywood break its surf-film losing streak.
Ever dream of becoming a filmmaker? Think you belong on television? This January the Outside Adventure Film School is teaming up with Outside Television to create a reality TV show in the Colorado...
Ken Burns talks about his latest documentary and why a 1930s disaster is so relevant right now.
Outside Adventure Film School is teaming up with Outside Television to create a reality TV show in the Colorado backcountry.
The most promising films screened at this year's Toronto Film Festival featured adventure seekers and adventure survivors. We reviewed six of them.
In The Deep, a chubby man survives a shipwreck off the coast of Iceland, only to wash ashore to a field of jagged, volcanic rock.
In Kon-Tiki, directors Joachim Ronning and Espen Sandberg present a fictional look at Thor Heyerdahl's attempt to sail from Peru to Polynesia.
In Venus & Serena, filmmakers Maiken Baird and Michelle Major provide a glimpse into the lives of tennis' most dominant siblings.
The role that these tiny insects play in our global ecosystem has never been made more clear than by Swiss director Markus Imhoof in More Than Honey, an extreme close-up documentary.
In 9.79*, documentary filmmaker Daniel Gordon examines the 1988 Summer Olympics race that would set the stage for doping scandals to come.
Australian filmmakers Justin McMillian and Chris Nelius have raised the bar on surf movies by shooting their latest big-wave doc in 3-D—and boy, does it pay off.
The most ambitious environmental documentary since An Inconvenient Truth tries to make the case that we just might win.
Peter Heller's terrific, apocalyptic first novel, The Dog Stars.
Bike Snob NYC deconstructs messenger-exploitation flick Premium Rush.
Filmmakers Ron Fricke and Mark Magidson discuss Samsara, their world tour of mesmerizing images that force us to think about humanity and our relationship to the eternal.