The Walk (2015)
First screened in October 2015
Director: Robert Zemeckis. Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Charlotte Le Bon, Ben Kingsley, Ben Schwartz, James Badge Dale, Benedict Samuel, Clément Sibony, César Domboy, Mark Camacho, Soleyman Pierini, Patrick Baby, Marie Turgeon, Harry Standjofski, Stuart Fink, Robert D'Alessio, Steve Valentine, Mizinga Mwinga, Yanik Ethier, Doug Price. Screenplay: Robert Zemeckis and Christopher Browne (based on the book To Reach the Clouds by Philippe Petit). Twitter Capsule:
Synthetic and klutzy. Patently computer-generated for a tribute to a bodily feat. The climax did get me but wasn't enough.
Technically intricate ending, and admirable imagination in seizing this story as a warrant for 3D. But execution, imagination, even justification for the rest? Very wobbly.