In 1996, a blizzard blew over Mount Everest and killed eight climbers. (Don’t hate us. It’s not a spoiler if it’s history.) The 3-D disaster flick Everest—part biopic, part thriller, part epic blockbuster—knits together the story of that day from a screenplay inspired at least in part by personal narratives from surviving members of the ill-fated expeditions. Jake Gyllenhaal, Jason Clarke, Josh Brolin, Sam Worthington, and Keira Knightley headline the insanely deep cast, and the special effects are nothing short of … well, chilling. Watch this if you need to feel reassured that your not-so-adventurous bucket list is daring enough.
It’s Robert De Niro as you’ve never seen him before! And by that, we mean playing a 70-year-old fashion intern. Seriously. His character signs up for the gig through a community-outreach program, then becomes besties with the company’s much-younger CEO, played by Anne Hathaway. (The role was originally intended for Tina Fey, then Reese Witherspoon, so hopefully third time’s a charm.) With all the killer action movies coming out this month, you’re going to owe your girl at least one touchy-feely comedy, and at least this has De Niro.