<![CDATA[Colorado Springs Gazette RSS - restaurant%20reviews]]> http://gazette.com/rss/restaurant%20reviews Fri, 09 Oct 2015 19:29:41 -0600 Zend_Feed http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA['The Walk' isn't a towering achievement]]> http://gazette.com/the-walk-isnt-a-towering-achievement/article/1560447?custom_click=rss http://gazette.com/the-walk-isnt-a-towering-achievement/article/1560447?custom_click=rss

Starring Joseph Gordon Levitt, Ben Kingsley, Charlotte Le Bon; directed by Robert Zemeckis; 123 minutes; PG for thematic elements involving perilous situations, and for some nudity, language, brief drug references and smoking.

French tightrope walker Philippe Petit's 1974 high-wire stroll between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center is solid gold film material. It was death-defying. It was illegal. It was one of the 20th century's greatest works of art.

Like Petit's stratospheric ballet, James Marsh's exuberant 2008 documentary "Man on Wire" set the bar sky-high and reached the goal. "Man on Wire" won the documentary Oscar, and for years since it has made me eager to see a big-budget Hollywood take on Petit's

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