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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Robert De Niro
Sigourney Weaver
Cillian Murphy
Toby Jones
Joely Richardson
Elizabeth Olsen
Craig Roberts
Directors
Rodrigo Cortés
Screenwriters
Rodrigo Cortés
Running Time
119 minutes

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Plot
Paranormal investigators Tom Buckley (Murphy) and Margaret Matheson (Weaver) cannot resist applying their rigorous scientific methods to the showy antics of blind spoon-bender Simon Silver (De Niro), who comes out of retirement for one last series of shows 30 years after a performance in which a member of the audience — his own harshest critic — was killed.


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Even with flashes of invention and the game cast, it would take a wilier showman than Cortés to truly impress with this shabby bag of tricks.


Reviewed by David Hughes

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