Title: The Prestige
Length: 130 minutes
Director: Christopher Nolan
Writers: Jonathan Nolan & Christopher Nolan; based on the novel by Christopher Priest
Starring: Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Rebecca Hall, Scarlett Johansson, David Bowie
Music: David Julyan
Distinctions: Oscar nominations for Best Cinematography and Best Art Direction; currently #73 on IMDb’s Top 250
Synopsis: a stage magician rivalry ends in murder
How I saw it: on video a couple times, most recently (rented from Netflix) yesterday
Special effects/design: Great.
Subjective Rating: 8/10 (Great). Completely engrossing – even more so after you know the ending.
Objective Rating: 3.4/4 (Very good).