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'The Walk' a dazzling re-creation of daredevil walk between World Trade Center towers

'The Walk' a dazzling re-creation of daredevil walk between World Trade Center towers

The Walk

Sony, $30.99; Blu-ray, $34.99/$40.99

Available on VOD on Tuesday

Audiences didn't exactly flock to Robert Zemeckis' film in the fall, perhaps because too many prestige movies opened around the same time — or perhaps because the subject of daredevil Philippe Petit's 1974 high-wire jaunt between the World Trade Center towers was well covered already by the 2008 documentary "Man on Wire." Nevertheless, aside from some excessive whimsy during its first hour, this is a stirring piece of filmmaking, with dazzling effects and camera moves that...

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