The Prestige

Dan Goldwasser Movie Reviews

I never did get a chance to see The Illusionist – I hope to do so sometime this awards season, since I had heard some good things about it. But there is another movie that focuses on magic, The Prestige. Directed by Christopher Nolan (Memento, Batman Begins), the film is about a rivalry between two magicians: Robert Angier (Hugh Jackman) and Alfred Borden (Christian Bale). Told through a variety of flashbacks, the film slowly unfolds like a magic trick. As …