Review: The Walk (2015) (The Amazing Man On Wire?)

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“They call to me…”

What does ‘The Walk’ do that ‘Man On Wire’ didn’t? That’s the main question I had before viewing ‘The Walk.’ Of course, ‘The Walk’ is a film, whilst ‘Man On Wire’ is a documentary. But what could justify a revisit to a story we were told in 2008? Despite the ADD nature of today’s society, our memories aren’t that bad! The biggest selling point of ‘The Walk’ was seeing Phillipe Petit’s tightrope walk between the Twin Towers. It wasn’t captured on camera in 1974. Unfortunately, the walk wasn’t all it’s been cracked up to be. And the rest of the film left me wondering why they had bothered in the first place… Continue reading