French, high-wire artist, Imax, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Manhattan, Philippe Petit, The Walk, Twin Towers
by Heinrich Domingo
The familiar can be captivating. Certainty, strategy, and formula are pleasing to the eyes of the audience. After all, concepts become clichés for they have proven to be effective. The Walk banks on what is workable as it uses proven methods in narrating a typical success story. Interestingly, this style won the approval of the majority of the audience. Despite the predictable plot of the film, it was still able to excite the viewing crowd. The familiar has once again succeeded.