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The Prestige

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Action, Fantasy

Release Date :

October 20, 2006

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Christopher Nolan

Starring :

Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Scarlett Johansson, Rebecca Hall, Andy Serkis, Piper Perabo, David Bowie

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  3 of 5 [Rate It]

2.5 of 4

“..not entirely satisfying..”
by Michael Phillips [Chicago Tribune]
2.5 of 4

“..more like a parlor game from which you gradually withdraw than it is a satisfying movie..”
by Ed Blank [Pittsburgh Tribune-Review]
4 of 5

“..meticulously intricate film that is both stylish and subversive..”
by Andrea Chase [Killer Movie Reviews]
3 of 5

“..lacking a certain amount of cinematic magic..”
by David Mercier [FilmJudge]
3 of 4

“..Another respectable entry in the filmography of "Memento" and "Batman Begins" director Christopher Nolan..”
by Paul Doro [The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel]
3 of 4

“..an entertaining, handsomely produced period thriller that mostly holds you in its grip..”
by Tim Knight [Reel]
“..an adult, provocative piece of work..”
by Kenneth Turan [Los Angeles Times]
“..a baffling, complex, all-too-serious affair that requires your undivided attention from the get-go..”
by Scott Mantz [Entertainment Insiders]
Review rate : B+
Reviewed by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
3 of 4
Reviewed by By Ty Burr [Boston Globe]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Jack Mathews [New York Daily News]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]
Reviewed by Bill Muller [The Arizona Republic]
Reviewed by Kirk Honeycutt [The Hollywood Reporter]
Reviewed by Barbara Vancheri [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]
Reviewed by Scott Foundas [Village Voice]
Reviewed by Jason Ferguson [Orlando Weekly]
Reviewed by Dennis Harvey [Variety]

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