Archive for October 11th, 2015

Movie Mayhem – The Walk

Whether or not you’ve read Philippe Petit’s book, “To Reach the Clouds” (for which The Walk is based), or seen the 2008 documentary Man On Wire, which takes an in-depth look into Philippe Petit the man, as well as the amazing tightrope act that occurred on August 6, 1974, you basically know how The Walk will play out. However, even though that fateful walk is an awe-inspiring moment, one you wish you could have witnessed when it actually happened, it’s not the end of the film that matters; it’s the journey, and Zemeckis does a terrific job formulating the high wire act that Petit must make to get to his point of infamy. Read Full Review

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