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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Attempts to Cross Twin Towers in 'The Walk' Teaser Trailer

Check out Joseph Gordon-Levitt walking to the edge on top of the World Trade Center in a brand new teaser trailer for his film The Walk, which hits theaters on October 2, 2015! The 33-year-old actor is joined in the Robert Zemeckis-directed film by Ben Kingsley, Charlotte Le Bon, and James Badge Dale. PHOTOS: Check [...]

How the CIA responded after Sept. 11

It is one of the most grim moments in American history. In 2001, terrorists commandeered jetliners and slammed them into the World Trade Center towers and the Pentagon, killing thousands of people. A frightened nation came to a standstill, then braced for a next attack, which was thought to...

Watch the Teaser Trailer for ‘The Walk’ starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt

The Walk tells the true story of Philippe Petit, the French high-wire artist who in 1974 walked between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. Robert Zemeckis, who directed Back to the Future and Forrest Gump is behind the film, … The post Watch the Teaser Trailer for ‘The Walk’ starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt appeared first on Highsnobiety.

The Walk Trailer: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Made a Man on Wire Movie So You Never Have to Watch a Documentary

Philippe Petit's daring tightrope walk between the World Trade Center towers has already inspired an Oscar-winning documentary and a pretty great book, so the bar is high for Robert Zemeckis's The Walk, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Petit. Given Philippe's impish public persona, the film's first trailer seems a little weighty —... More »

Behold Some Amazing World Trade Center FX Work In This Trailer For Zemeckis’ THE WALK!!

Coming to theaters October 2015. Read the full article on AICN Here's a trailer for THE WALK, a new film from Robert Zemeckis chronicling/dramatizing Philippe Petit’s 1974 high-wire walk between the World Trade Center towers.   The film...Show More Summary

Timeline of CIA detention and interrogation program

3 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Sept. 11, 2001: Al Qaeda carries out terrorist attacks against the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

Robert Zemeckis' 'The Walk' Trailer Starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Director Robert Zemeckis recreates the1974 high-wire walk between the two World Trade Center in 'The Walk', starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt. [...]

Get Ready to Watch Joseph Gordon-Levitt Tightrope Walk Over NYC

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Here's the first trailer for The Walk, the 2015 film about Philippe Petit, the man who tight rope walked between the two World Trade Center towers in 1974. My stomach just dropped a little bit. Read more...

Watch: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Takes 'The Walk' in International Trailer

Twelve people have walked on the moon, but only one man has ever, or will ever, walk in the immense void between the World Trade Center towers. This is the story of that man, Philippe Petit, who pulled off the daring and dangerous stunt back in the 1970s. Show More Summary

PATH stations reopening after Sandy repairs

PATH's Exchange Place and World Trade Center stations will soon reopen on weekends after nearly a year of Superstorm Sandy repairs and signal upgrades. Service will resume starting the weekend of... To view the full story, click the title link.

Bureaucracy and Bad Design Killed the World Trade Center's Green Dream

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Once upon a time, One World Trade was a trumpeted as the future greenest skyscraper in the world. It turned out to be anything but, and today, Mother Jones has obtained documents explaining what the hell happened. The short answer is money, bureaucracy, bad design. Oh, and Hurricane Sandy. Read more...

Looking at People Looking Up at the Freedom Tower

These are photographs of people looking at the building formerly known as the Freedom Tower?, now officially called One World Trade Center. Although commercial tenants started moving in last month, most employees won't begin work there until January. Show More Summary

The Freedom Tower Was Supposed To Be the Greenest Building in America. So What Went Wrong?

One World Trade Center, or the "Freedom Tower," as it was formerly known, soars above New York City, finally filling a void left by the 9/11 terror attacks. The brilliant blue-silver facade glints no matter where you are in the city—nothing...Show More Summary

A tower of dispute

Re "What do you think of 1 World Trade Center?" (online poll, CrainsNewYork.com): It's a magnificent building and really stands out in the beautiful New York skyline. The entire project shows the... To view the full story, click the title link.

Australia Has Two Of The Most Expensive Buildings Ever Built

Buildings are expensive but they’re nowhere near as expensive as incompetence, as we learned this week thanks to new revelations about the $US4 billion price tag of the World Trade Center transit hub. In the process, we uncovered a list of the most expensive structures ever built — and some of them might surprise you. More »      

The 9 Most Expensive Buildings Ever Aren't What You'd Expect

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Buildings are expensive, but they're nowhere near as expensive as incompetence. Yesterday we looked at new revelations about the $4 billion price tag of the World Trade Center transit hub, and in the process, uncovered a list of the most expensive structures ever built. Some of them might surprise you. Read more...

Shitshows: Though some restaurant critics are content...

Though some restaurant critics are content to blame architect Santiago Calatrava and call it a day, the more inquisitive-minded among you may still be wondering how in the hell the World Trade Center Transportation Hub ended up setting the city...

The New WTC Train Station Will Probably Cost More Than the Skyscraper

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

4 billion dollars. It's almost twice as much as it cost to develop the most expensive plane in history. It's more than the cost of the new World Trade Center, the tallest building in North America. It's also the projected cost of NYC's newest train station. Read more...

According to a new report, One World Trade Center is not only sort of the tallest building in the We

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

According to a new report, One World Trade Center is not only sort of the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, it's also the most expensive skyscraper in the entire world. I can't think of a better symbol for the city's resilience in the face of hardship than spending a shit ton of money. Read more...

Insanely Over Budget: WTC Transit Hub Is Now $4 Billion & Looks Cheap

               Once upon a time, there was incredible excitement for the soaring World Trade Center transportation hub designed by Santiago Calatrava. Now, it's considered a bloated boondoggle, and the NY Times sticks a few more nails in the coffin: "The price tag is approaching $4 billion, almost twice the estimate when plans were unveiled in 2004. Show More Summary

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