The Prestige

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DVD releases: Mar 10-16

Pan's Labyrinth | The Queen | The Prestige | I Saw Ben Barka Get Killed | Dersu Uzala | Tout Va Bien

Phelim O'Neill

10, Mar, 2007 @11:48 PM

The Prestige

Rental and retail: The director is as obsessed as his protagonists with the mechanics of pulling off illusions but has failed to make any of his characters interesting enough to make the viewer care who comes out on top.

Rob Mackie

09, Mar, 2007 @1:42 PM

The Prestige

Philip French: A dazzling piece of work that left me eager to see it again.

Philip French

12, Nov, 2006 @2:02 AM

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The Prestige

Peter Bradshaw: Fantastically boring and self-important movie about two stage magicians in Edwardian London.

Peter Bradshaw

10, Nov, 2006 @12:11 AM

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Prestige scores magic opening in US

Christopher Nolan's The Prestige, the story of rival magicians in turn-of-the-century London, conjured up $14.8m (£7.9m) to enter the US box office at No 1 at the weekend.

Staff and agencies

23, Oct, 2006 @9:49 AM

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