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The Prestige

Mark Spritzler

Joined: Feb 05, 2001
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Who here has seen this movie?

I just got back from the theaters, and got to say WOW! What a great film. You guys have to go see it. If you like Christopher Nolan's other films like "Batman Begins" or "Memento" then you will also love this film. I love when there are new fresh ideas for movies after all the remakes that have been released. This is a film I have to see again.

The acting is fantastic, I love watching David Bowie act. He should do it more often. Imagine David Bowie playing Nicolas Tesla.


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Kishore Dandu
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I have seen it. There is no WOW from my side, except for couple of scenes. The movie is still a worth watch in theater.

I would give a 7/10 and i do consider this a notch lower than 'Memento' and 'Batman Begins'.

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marc weber

Joined: Aug 31, 2004
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I liked Following, but that's the only Nolan film I've seen. (I have Memento on DVD, but haven't watched it yet.)

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Sharmi Ragoth
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Loved it.

I do have one thing that I didn't like, but discussing it will give away the plot. But, excellent entertainment.

I saw The Departed too. Loved that one as well. Also *tried* watching Saw III - but left the theater after 10 minutes. Am a fraidy cat

Borat is on my list now.
Greg Charles

Joined: Oct 01, 2001
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It was OK. It stretched the bounds of plausibility slightly less than The Illusionist last month, until the very last scene at least. I thought David Bowie did a good job, and Scarlet of course is always nice to look at. The two magicians were pretty wooden, but I guess they gave the women something nice to look at too!
Gregg Bolinger
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Originally posted by Mark Spritzler:
I love watching David Bowie act. He should do it more often.

Jereth the Goblin King.

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Mark Spritzler

Joined: Feb 05, 2001
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Originally posted by Gregg Bolinger:

Jereth the Goblin King.

Well, of course we all remember that one. But he also had "The Man Who Fell To Earth" "After Hours", which he played a great character. And "Absolute Beginners"

It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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