The movie Everest (Blu-ray release 2016-1-19) depicts the 1996 Mount Everest disaster. This movie is quite accurate for a Hollywood movie, with some reasonable liberties taken to make dramatic impact within 2 hours. This movie successfully tells the story without being boring even before the disaster occurs. When it does, it feels real. Having zero knowledge on climbing, after watching this movie I can now understand some of the reasons that make climbing Everest so difficult and deadly.