Hearing the story of Aron Ralston may not be one of those memorable moments that you will remember for the rest of your life, as in the “Where were you when the Twin Towers fell?” sort of way, but I can definitely remember the shock with hints of nausea I felt when hearing that a man had to cut his own arm off. Which just so happens to be the memory that came flooding back when I heard about the film. Don’t worry; the film is worth the queasiness.
To put it simply, Aron is a man of adventure who would probably spend every possible moment gleefully playing outside. He may not be as crazy as the Grizzly Man, but his passion for exploring the great outdoors is not easy to understand for those that are less actively inclined, though the way in which the environments are shot sure do make them pretty appealing. [Read more...]