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The Prestige (2006)

The Prestige
★★★★
★★★★
3.4 out of 4 stars

From Christopher Nolan, starring Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Caine
Rated PG-13

The Prestige is a 2006 mystery thriller film directed by Christopher Nolan. The film stars Hugh Jackman and Christian Bale as two rival magicians in London at the end of the 19th century. When the ambitious Alfred Borden (Bale) performs a successful trick, Robert Angier (Jackman) is determined to discover the secret and surpass him. The two men become obsessed with each other, resorting to increasingly desperate measures in order to out-perform the other. As their rivalry intensifies, they engage in acts of sabotage, espionage, and deceit, ultimately leading to tragedy. The film explores themes of duality, obsession, and deception, and ultimately reveals the secret to their greatest trick: the prestige.

The Illusionist (2006)

The Illusionist
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Neil Burger, starring Edward Norton, Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti, Rufus Sewell
Rated PG-13

The Illusionist is a 2006 period drama mystery film written and directed by Neil Burger. It stars Edward Norton as a magician in fin-de-siècle Vienna who uses his powers of illusion to win the heart of a woman far above his social standing. Set in Vienna at the start of the 20th century, the story follows a magician, Eisenheim, played by Norton, who falls in love with the Duchess von Teschen, played by Jessica Biel. When the Crown Prince, played by Rufus Sewell, notices the Princess’s affections for another man, he takes drastic measures to ensure that the two will never be together. Eisenheim must use his skills of illusion and deception to protect the woman he loves and to fight the oppressive forces of a corrupt government, led by the Crown Prince. The film is a lush, visually stunning story of magic, love, and social injustice.

The Magician (1958)

The Magician
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Ingmar Bergman, starring Max von Sydow, Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Björnstrand, Naima Wifstrand
Rated Not Rated

The Magician (1958) is a Swedish drama film directed by Ingmar Bergman. The film follows the story of Dr. Vogler, a traveling magician and scientist who travels from town to town performing his shows. In each town, he is met with suspicion, hostility and fear, as he is accused of being a charlatan and a sorcerer. Despite this, Vogler continues on, determined to prove the power of science and to win over the hearts of the townsfolk. Along the way, he meets a variety of characters, including a young girl who is able to see his magical powers and her mother, who both come to believe in him. As the story progresses, the townsfolk become increasingly convinced that Vogler is the real deal, and ultimately his mission is a success. The Magician is an exploration of power, faith, and the power of belief in something bigger than oneself.

Now You See Me (2013)

Now You See Me
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Louis Leterrier, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Common, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson
Rated PG-13

Magic in the Moonlight (2014)

Magic in the Moonlight
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Woody Allen, starring Colin Firth, Emma Stone, Marcia Gay Harden, Hamish Linklater
Rated PG-13

Now You See Me 2 (2016)

Now You See Me 2
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Jon M. Chu, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco
Rated PG-13

Red Lights (2012)

Red Lights
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Rodrigo Cortés, starring Sigourney Weaver, Robert De Niro, Cillian Murphy, Elizabeth Olsen
Rated R

Thunder and the House of Magic (2013)

Thunder and the House of Magic
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Jeremy Degruson, Ben Stassen, Mimi Maynard, starring Cinda Adams, George Babbit, Brianne Brozey, Kathleen Gati
Rated Not Rated

The Sorcerer's Apprentice (2010)

The Sorcerer's Apprentice
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Jon Turteltaub, starring Nicolas Cage, Jay Baruchel, Alfred Molina, Teresa Palmer
Rated PG

The Escape Artist (1982)

The Escape Artist
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Caleb Deschanel, starring Raul Julia, Griffin O'Neal, Desi Arnaz, Teri Garr
Rated PG

Sleight (2016)

Sleight
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From J.D. Dillard, starring Jacob Latimore, Seychelle Gabriel, Storm Reid, Donzaleigh Abernathy
Rated R

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Don Scardino, starring Steve Carell, Luke Vanek, Steve Buscemi, Mason Cook
Rated PG-13

The Sorcerer and the White Snake (2011)

The Sorcerer and the White Snake
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From Siu-Tung Ching, starring Jet Li, Shengyi Huang, Raymond Lam, Charlene Choi
Rated PG-13

Death Defying Acts (2007)

Death Defying Acts
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From Gillian Armstrong, starring Catherine Zeta-Jones, Guy Pearce, Timothy Spall, Saoirse Ronan
Rated PG

Desperate Acts of Magic (2013)

Desperate Acts of Magic
★★★★
★★★★
2 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Tammy Caplan, Joe Tyler Gold, starring Joe Tyler Gold, Valerie Dillman, Jonathan Levit, Sascha Alexander
Rated Not Rated

 



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