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Venice Opener 'Everest' Takes Trip to Icy Top - in 3D

The high-altitude thriller "Everest", which opened the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday, should warn a lot of people off mountain climbing. Gale-force winds, snowstorms, avalanches and deep crevasses loom out of the screen with threatening reality in this 3D docudrama depicting a real disaster that killed five people on the world's highest mountain in May, 1996. Icelandic director Baltasar Kormakur's epic stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Keira Knightley, Josh Brolin and Jason...

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