Desperate Acts of Magic (2013)

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A magician competes in an international magic competition where he goes head to head with a female street magician he has fallen in love with. This film shows great magic performed by a ... See full summary »


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24 May 2013 | erisabb-694-174523
10
| Witty and Clever
Great characterizations by actors who clearly play ensemble well. Not only the leads but the supporting players are well-fleshed out and thoughtfully integrated into the storyline (unlike, for example, extras playing space fillers). There are archetypes - especially the needy momentary girlfriend - but archetypes are based on truth, and a needy, strangling semi-significant other is not a rare occurrence (unfortunately - yeah, I've been there, seen that). The self-centered buddy whose world view consists of the universe rotating around his ass is also not a big stretch - neither is his coming through in a pinch. The plot lines are clever and realistic. The humor that suffuses this movie is genuinely funny and uncontrived. I recommend highly!

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Release Date:

1 November 2013

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,238 5 May 2013

Gross USA:

$7,373

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,373

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