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Waiting For Lightning (2012)

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WAITING FOR LIGHTNING is the story of Danny Way, the skateboarder whose dream was to jump China's Great Wall on a skateboard. It's a film about how much abuse the body can sustain, how deep you have to dig to survive the challenges life presents, and how high and far dreams can fly. In his quest for greatness, Way continues to shape the very sport which helped save his own life. (c) Samuel Goldwyn

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Cast

Bucky Lasek
as Bucky Lasek
Guy Mariano
as Guy Mariano
Alphonzo Rawls
as Alphonzo Rawls
Todd Richards
as Todd Richards
Jordan Richter
as Jordan Richter
Grant Romagnoli
as Danny Way, Age 2
Julian Haggart
as Danny Way, Age 3
Dondillon Rohrer
as Danny Way, Age 7
Crystal Ackley
as Mary O'Dea, age 28
Miles Michaud
as Boyfriend
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Little more than an extended piece of lifestyle merchandising, a long montage for monitors in sporting-goods shops.

December 7, 2012 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
Los Angeles Times
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The person we want most to hear from, Way himself, is largely missing. Go figure.

December 7, 2012 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…
New York Post
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Only for the converted.

December 7, 2012 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
Washington Post
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It's enjoyable enough, but how much you like it will depend on how much you like skateboarding and extreme sports.

December 6, 2012 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
San Francisco Chronicle
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IIf it's a god on a skateboard you want, a god on a skateboard you'll get in this hagiography ...

December 6, 2012 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…
New York Times
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Colorful folks and cool stunts abound, but casual viewers may still utter a big "Why?"

December 6, 2012 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
New York Daily News
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