No sleight of hand: 'Now You See Me' a whole lot of fun

...I can't name more than a handful of magician movies, but more than just about any...definitively fall into the category of "magician movies:" "The Prestige," "The Illusionist...Eisenberg plays Daniel Atlas, a street magician with a flair for the dramatic. Woody...

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Magic in the Moonlight

Now Playing Synopsis: Set in the 1920s French Riviera, this romantic comedy follows a surprising series of events that occur when a master magician tries to expose a psychic as a fraud. ~ Tracie Cooper, Rovi Cast: Eileen Atkins, Colin Firth Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

Here's the Thing: Have an A+ summer

...daughter is at an age that requires emotional work, creativity, and planning. In other words, she bores easily. I'm not a magician with a hat full of tricks, but there's no need to pressure myself about it. A little preparation will go a long ways...

A magic evening

Magician Eric Giliam, an Alaska-grown talent who has received national recognition, will visit Soldotna for three shows this weekend...

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Terry Brooks brings magic to the Arctic Winter Games

Magician Terry Brooks engages Ulu News writers Courtney Proctor and Ja'hnie Triplett in a card trick. Photo By Robert Bell Terry Brooks...

Frank Mariman

...frequently the first angler to arrive on the river and the last to leave. He was often referred to as 'The Professor' and 'The Magician' for his ability to catch fish when nobody else could. His strength was matched only by his love for his family and his faith...

Topsy-turvy opinion of 'Oz the Great & Powerful'

...suddenly to full-color, wide-screen. It's about a fake magician thrust into a world of real magic. And it features a man with...who tells him of a prophecy which states that a mysterious magician from another place and bearing the name of the land would arrive...

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'Wonderstone' leaves reviewer wondering

...demise was inevitable, but the situation isn't helped by the meteoric rise of edgy street magician Steve Grey, Jim Carrey's clever play on stunt-magician Criss Angel. Grey is the new thing, and before long, Burt and Anton are out on the street...

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The Immigrant (2014)

Opens Friday, May 16, 2014 Synopsis: A Polish woman separated from her sister on Ellis Island struggles to survive on the streets of Manhattan in this period drama from writer/director James Gray (We Own the Night, Two Lovers). The year is 1921. Polish sisters Ewa (Marion Cotillard) and Magda Cybulski (Angela Sarafyan) are seeking a brighter future when they board a boat bound for New York City. Upon arriving on Ellis Island, however, Magda is placed in quarantine after receiving a grim and unexpected medical diagnosis. A stranger in a strange land, Ewa falls under the spell of the malevolent Bruno (Joaquin Phoenix), who forces her into prostitution. Yet a ray of hope soon comes in the form of Bruno's cousin Orlando (Jeremy Renner), a suave magician whose romantic interests in Ewa may be her ticket to a life worth living. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Renner Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

'The best show you can'

...26-year-old Wasilla native and professional magician's odds are better at the latter than most...When he was 7, his mother took him to see a magician perform in Anchorage and the magician called him to the stage to assist with one...



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