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An Atmospheric, Reflective Film About Nostalgia

Advantages: Atmospheric, touching, sad - bittersweet, cast, cinematography/camerawork
Disadvantages: Perhaps a little bit sentimental, slow pace, ocassional surreal elements (confusing)

- Story - A retired orchestra conductor goes on holiday with his daughter and a close friend, a film director, when he's told that he's been invited to perform in front of the Queen for Prince Philip's upcoming birthday. However, he is very stubb ...

IzzyS 01.04.2017 · Read full review
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Review of Youth (DVD)

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The third Act

Advantages: Atmospheric historical drama. Wonderful costumes and sets.
Disadvantages: Twists fore-shadowed early in the film too often missed first time around.

The Prestige is a dark dark period drama set in Victorian England focusing on the lives of two magicians (The Great Danton and The Professor) and is a magnificent representation of the nineteenth century fascination for melodrama and music hall Magic was ...

MAFARRIMOND 15.04.2007 · Read full review
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Review of The Prestige (DVD)

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A magical tale

Advantages: Terrific story and great acting
Disadvantages: None really

The Prestige is the latest film written and directed by Christopher Nolan, of Memento & Batman Returns fame. It is based on a book by Christopher Priest, has a superlative cast… Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine and Scarlett Johannson amongst th ...

Ailran 18.08.2011 · Read full review
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Are you watching closely?

Advantages: Amazing storyline, original, fantastic
Disadvantages: none

...in town a few days ago, I happened upon the HMV sale. Being a huge fan of DVDs, video games and CDs, I was quite impressed by my own restraint in only spending £20, but still managing to get four DVDs that I really wanted. However, that was still £2 ...

charlsayslol 07.10.2008 · Read full review
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A magical conflict

Advantages: Story and cast
Disadvantages: None

...A couple of weeks ago I watched the drama film, The Prestige, on TV, which appealed to me because of the great cast and the talented director, Christopher Nolan, who also made the recent acclaimed Batman trilogy. The Prestige is set in London, at the end ...

mozzie76 02.10.2014 · Read full review
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