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Movie Review: Now You See Me

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Tinseltine wrote this review 4 years and 7 months ago

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Magic is all about challenging people's realities and what they think is possible. It's another way to categorize human perception, similarly to - do you see the glass as half full or half empty? With magic, it's - do you want to believe or do you want to see the trick?

What's great about Now You See Me directed by Louis Leterrier (Incredible Hulk reboot, Clash of the Titans) and produced by Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman (Star Trek, Fringe) is that the movie shows you both outlooks - there's something up it's sleeve and there's just enough unexplained for those like me who want to believe there's more than meets the eye. I love the fast pace and showmanship of the movie.  There's some incredibly complex sequences and a good high speed car chase.  Morgan Freeman's character Thaddeus Bradley is used effectively; he's a turncoat magician who now makes millions selling videos debunking magic and illusion, however, his keen insight predicting what the Horsemen will do next, keeps you guessing about his possible involvement in the scheme. READ MORE



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