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The Prestige (2006)


$20.00 Released February, 2007

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Great cinematography - a pleasure to watch. One of the best movies of 2006. Has a captivating plot with twists and turns.

The Cons:Very few special features on the DVD release.

Christopher Nolan, the genius behind Batman Begins and Memento, tries his hand at magic with his latest film. It takes place in late 19th century London and centres around the story of two rival magicians and their quest to out-magic each other.

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Product Shot 2 As the movie progresses you learn about the importance of the Prestige, the third act of any magic trick, when the object (or person) in question reappears.

The film is based on a novel by Christopher Priest and features a stellar cast including Hugh Jackman and Christian Bale as the obsessed magicians, Scarlett Johansson as a stage assistant and incomparable Michael Caine as a prop inventor. David Bowie also has a cameo as the famed scientist Nikola Tesla.

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    great cinematography - a pleasure to watch

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    one of the best movies of 2006

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    has a captivating plot with twists and turns

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    very rewatchable - you'll want to see it again

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    great acting from A-list actors

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    features a rare cameo appearance by David Bowie

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    the best of the two "Magician" movies from 2006

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    value - the Blu-ray release includes lots of extras

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    fantastic audio and video quality on Blu-ray Disc - one of the best

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    very few special features on the DVD release

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dakalvia
dakalvia: #the_prestige_2006 This movie is cool...I loved David Bowie as Nikola Tesla. I also thought the Illusionsist was a good movie. Mar 16, 07
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Erik
Erik: #the_prestige_2006 This movie is awesome. Christopher Nolan's portfolio keeps getting better: Memento, Batman Begins, and now The Prestige. Mar 16, 07
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