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  • ‘The Walk’ puts audiences on edge of Petit’s wire-walking dream

    September 29, 2015 | 1:02 pm

    When director Robert Zemeckis decided to recreate French wire-walker Philippe Petit's famous walk between New York's Twin Towers on the big screen, he wanted to put audiences on edge. Literally.

    "We actually worked really hard and studied and made sure we did everything we...

  • ‘Walk’ changes a life

    November 19, 2013 | 5:08 pm

    For Aaron Wolf, an anecdote sparked a personal memory that inspired a film. The same day he read reflections by Rabbi David Wolpe about the Sinai Temple rabbi’s father, Rabbi Gerald Wolpe, and about the kindness of a stranger, Wolf went to his keyboard and banged out the first...