The Illusionist Reviews

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October 18, 2008
The line between truth and illusion is blurred so persuasively that for a moment or two, you may even believe that a romantic costume drama could stand up to all those special-effects blockbusters in the dog days of summer.
August 4, 2007
February 28, 2007
With exquisite performances (Giamatti's, in particular), it leaves you thrillingly hovering, happily uncommitted to any one interpretation.
February 27, 2007
February 3, 2007
You may be temporarily beguiled, but not fooled.
October 26, 2006
What (director Neil) Burger and his colleagues have done is to entrance us with a richly acted, beautifully produced story.
March 1, 2018
I can assure you, with all confidence, that the movie is dumb. Really, really, dumb.
January 30, 2018
So, in short? Well, the scenery is very pleasant and this film would kill a couple of hours on a plane. But I don't think I'd advise schlepping to the cinema rather than, say, staying at home for a nap then a bit of cheese.
January 16, 2013
Dark, dazzling turns by Edward Norton and Paul Giamatti, and Jessica Biel makes it achingly romantic.
February 18, 2012
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