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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Morgan Freeman
Mark Ruffalo
Amanda Seyfried
melanie laurent
Jesse Eisenberg
Isla Fisher
Woody Harrelson
Dave Franco
Directors
Louis Leterrier
Screenwriters
Ed Solomon
Boaz Yakin
Edward Ricourt
Running Time
115 minutes

Now You See Me
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Now You See Me

Plot
Four illusionists with different skills are enticed into working for a hidden trickster. They devise elaborate crimes while being pursued by an angry cop, and if they can pull them off they’ll get a reward beyond their imagining.


Verdict
Magicians as criminals is a marvellous conceit and Louis Leterrier gets a great deal of entertainment out of it, but it can’t disguise a weak end with smoke and mirrors.


Reviewed by Olly Richards

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