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Great show, decent price.

on 3/28/2007

I absolutely loved the movie. I'll have to watch it a few more times, but its a keeper!

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Great Movie

by Abey on 8/28/2011

This is great movie, whit a great cast and performances to back up the reputation. Good suspense movie, I watched it a coupe of times and it was good both the times. This a good blend of mystery and magic, with a good plot. Good price for the movie too. Dont miss this one

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Robert and alfred are rival magicians. When alfred performs the ultimate magic trick, robert tries desperately to find out the secret to the trick.


Studio Buena Vista Home Entertainment
SKU 203868922
UPC 786936705157
UPC 14 00786936705157
Format DVD
Release Date 12/26/2008
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Widescreen  2.35:1
Name Jackman,Hugh
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Name Christopher Nolan
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Cast & Crew
Andy Serkis - Actor
Christian Bale - Actor
Christopher Ball - Executive Producer
Christopher Nolan - Director
Christopher Nolan - Screenplay
Christopher Priest - Based On Novel By
David Bowie - Actor
David Julyan - Original Music By
Hugh Jackman - Actor
Jonathan Nolan - Screenplay
Jordan Goldberg - Producer
Kevin Kavanaugh - Art Director
Lee Smith - Editor
Michael Caine - Actor
Piper Perabo - Actor
Rebecca Hall - Actor
Scarlett Johansson - Actor
Wally Pfister - Cinematographer
ReviewSource ReelViews
Review Watching The Prestige is like observing a magic act where the magician's sleight-of-hand isn't deft enough. The trick almost works, but not quite...With its mechanical twists and turns and lack of heart, the movie often resembles Sleuth in superficial ways, except The Prestige resorts to cheating while Sleuth relied on cunning and guile. As is too often the case with narratives that try to be oblique to the end, the film's climax is strangely predictable...Those hoping to gain insight into how magicians work won't find a lot of help here. The details of a few tricks are revealed, but they're filled with cheats that can be found only in movies or literature.
Reviewer James Berardinelli
ReviewRating 7
Review A frequently dazzling display of cinematic sleight-of-hand from writer/director Christopher Nolan (Batman Begins), The Prestige is an entertaining, handsomely produced period thriller that mostly holds you in its grip, despite an overly convoluted narrative structure that's ultimately more wearying than satisfying. However, this faithful adaptation of Christopher Priest's 1996, prize-winning novel has so much atmospheric style, wit, and dramatic intrigue that you're more than willing to overlook said flaws and surrender to The Prestige, which depicts a festering grudge between two Victorian-era stage magicians that escalates to deadly eminently enjoyable and clever period thriller, graced with charismatic leads (Jackman is particularly impressive), an excellent supporting cast, and bravura filmmaking from Nolan, the cinematic magician of The Prestige.
Reviewer Tim Knight
ReviewRating 8
Product Attributes
Actor Jackman,Hugh
Label Buena Vista Home Video
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
Claudia Puig, USA Today A visually stunning, startlingly clever sleight of hand...
David Ansen, NewsWeek Take the movie's first words to heart: watch closely. You'll be well rewarded.
Lawrence Toppman, Charlotte Observer ...confirms Nolan's status as the director whose work I look forward to more than any other.
Maitland McDonagh, TV Guide ...dazzling...flawlessly set up.
Peter Travers, Rolling Stone Nolan directs the film exactly like a great trick, so you want to see it again the second it's over.

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