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The Bookworm Sez: 'The Magician's Lie' and entertaining read

...almost wished he could trade places.But then something happened that could save him: Virgil captured The Amazing Arden, illusionist, wife of the dead man. Virgil had seen her stage show. He knew she cut men in two and he had her now, triple-handcuffed...
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No sleight of hand: 'Now You See Me' a whole lot of fun

...movies:" "The Prestige," "The Illusionist," and this year's "Burt Wonderstone...roles. Neil Burger, who directed "The Illusionist," is known for smaller, intimate...Limitless" and "The Lucky Ones." "The Illusionist" is all that and more. Don Scardino...
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...Bets * Sterling Senior Center is hosting its Friday night at the movies through the winter. Friday's movie will be "The Illusionist", starting at 7 p.m. Snacks will be available at 6 p.m. Popcorn and coffee is free, hamburgers and hot dogs are...
Around the Peninsula night Sterling Senior Center is hosting Friday nights at the movies through the winter. Today's movie will be "The Illusionist", starting at 7 p.m. Snacks will be available at 6 p.m. Popcorn and coffee is free, hamburgers and hot dogs are...
Only thing limiting film is the end

...small but ambitious film, "The Illusionist," starring Edward Norton. I was similarly dismissive of "The Illusionist" when I saw the previews for it...Burger, but if he could do "The Illusionist," then I'd certainly give...
Holmes greeted with applause

...rides that fine line, a line ridden by other smart crowd-pleasers like "Iron Man," "Star Trek," and 2006's "The Illusionist." These are candy-colored comic book movies, but for adults. "Sherlock Holmes" is free of most of the tasteless jokes...

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Now Playing Synopsis: In a world where the population is divided into factions by personality types, Tris Prior (Shailene Woodley) is classified as Divergent. When she uncovers a conspiracy to eliminate all Divergents, she teams with the mysterious Four (Theo James) to find out what makes the powers-that-be so frightened of them. Kate Winslet also stars in this action thriller adapted from the novel by Veronica Roth, and directed by Neil Burger (The Illusionist, Limitless). ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet, Ansel Elgort, Ray Stevenson Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Now You See Me

Now Playing Synopsis: A team of talented illusionists called "The Four Horsemen" (played by Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher, and Dave Franco) are investigated by a resolute FBI agent (Mark Ruffalo) following a series of brazen heists that leave their audiences swimming in cash while draining the bulging bank accounts of unscrupulous business leaders. Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, and Mélanie Laurent co-star in this sleight-of-hand thriller directed by Clash of the Titans' Louis Leterrier. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher, Dave Franco, Mélanie Laurent, Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone

Now Playing Synopsis: Down-on-his-luck Las Vegas magician Burt Wonderstone (Steve Carell) reunites with his old partner Anton Marvelton (Steve Buscemi) to take on hip illusionist Steve Gray (Jim Carrey) in this comedy from prolific television director Don Scardino. Partners for 30 years, illusionists Burt and Anton made the Las Vegas Strip a magical place to be. But lately Burt and Anton's ticket sales have plummeted right alongside their once-strong partnership, allowing gritty street wizard Steve Gray (Carrey) an opportunity to steal their runic thunder. Now, in order for old dogs Burt and Anton to reclaim their rightful status as the best magicians on the Strip, they must learn some dazzling new tricks, and patch up their fractured friendship in the process. Olivia Wilde, Alan Arkin, and James Gandolfini co-star. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Steve Carell, Steve Buscemi, Olivia Wilde, Jim Carrey, James Gandolfini, Alan Arkin Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review


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