The Prestige

    5 April 2007, early evening

There are times when Hollywood churns out films in pairs. Armageddon and Deep Impact, for example, both came out at the same time. Now, Armageddon sucks a lot, but compared to Deep Impact, it’s a beautiful piece of art. In the turn of the century magician genre of movies, we have The Illusionist and The Prestige; The Prestige is clearly the better film. More than that, The Prestige is an excellent film in its own right. The somewhat convoluted story follows the rivalry of two magicians, played by Christian Bale and Hugh Jackman. (It’s Wolverine versus Batman!) The story is excellent. Christopher Nolan has done a great job with this film. If you haven’t seen this movie you really should. It’s very entertaining.

The official The Prestige web site.

 

Comments

  1. I loved this movie. I loved even more that as I left the theater, I heard several people asking, “Wait, what happened? I don’t get it.” I love Christian Bale.

  2. The Prestige was too damn good. Christian Bale and Hugh Jackman were awesome.

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