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Steve Martin

Movie review: 'Walk' tripped up

How much you like "The Walk" will depend heavily on whether or not you have seen the amazing 2008 Oscar-winning documentary "Man on a Wire" by James Marsh.tmpplchld Both deal with the daredevil stunt pulled by Philippe Petit in 1974 to walk a tightrope stretched between the twin towers in New York City. His actions were illegal but so incredible that even jaded New Yorkers applauded the stunt.tmpplchld The documentary reveals in brilliant fashion the planning and execution of what Petit and his band of merry lawbreakers had to go through to pull off the performance that made headlines around the world. Only the team from "Ocean's Eleven" showed more...