The Illusionist Reviews

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.
September 1, 2006
Conjures up a world of mystery, romance and suspense.
September 1, 2006
The story may be less than credible, but the performances are mostly good, and Giamatti makes an especially strong showing.
September 1, 2006
A pleasant diversion serious enough to offer a little soul.
August 25, 2006
While Burger's screenplay isn't always graceful, the movie's lovely enough that you might not notice.