Counterpoint: The Walk Celebrates a Reckless Man and I Will Not Be Seeing It

“Go see The Walk,” they say. “It’s a dizzying triumph of human perseverance,” they tell me. “Well, fuck you and the tightrope you walked in on,” I reply, because guess what? I am not going to see that movie and I won’t watch the documentary Man on Wire, either. Why? Because both films are about a rude man. Walking on… »10/03/15 3:45pm10/03/15 3:45pm


The Walk Is a Thrilling 3D Spectacle, Or At Least Half of It Is

Robert Zemeckis’s new film, The Walk, opens with Joseph Gordon Levitt staring at the camera in a distracting wig and asking, in a French accent, “Why?” It’s a good question, and one I asked myself often after learning of the project. (More specifically, I wailed it like I was Nancy Kerrigan being struck by a pipe… »10/02/15 1:30pm10/02/15 1:30pm