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The Coup: After a Slow Start, ‘The Walk’ Offers an Amazing 40 Minutes of Exhilaration

Robert Zemeckis—with the help of some massively talented special-effects artists—puts viewers on a wire more than 1,300 feet above Manhattan in The Walk, an uneven but ultimately thrilling account of Philippe Petit’s amazing 1974 high-wire walk between the Twin Towers. If you’ve seen Man on Wire, the documentary featuring Petit himself, you’ve seen most of […]