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Are You Ready For DEATH DEFYING ACTS!!!

Hey folks, Harry here... This film played last year at Toronto, but we haven't heard much about it since then. It's opening in the UK this August, but as of yet - it doesn't yet have a scheduled U.S. release. I'm praying that we get it though. It's directed by Gillian Armstrong (LITTLE WOMEN & OSCAR AND LUCINDA) - And with a cast including Saoirise Ronan, Timothy Spall, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Guy Pearce as Harry Houdini!!! Here's the trailer...






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  • March 21, 2008, 12:38 a.m. CST

    HOUDINI!

    by Mezzanine

    IM FUCKING READY

  • March 21, 2008, 12:39 a.m. CST

    Holy Fucker Nuts

    by Kingdaddy

    Duke almost lost! Oh wait...I'm not on With Leather.

  • March 21, 2008, 12:41 a.m. CST

    I can see....

    by Kingdaddy

    I can see....CZJ is STILL a shitty actress!!!

  • March 21, 2008, 12:41 a.m. CST

    Let me state one more time

    by Mezzanine

    I am REALLY FUCKING READY for that movie. <p> Shit looks tastier than Harry's wife.

  • March 21, 2008, 12:48 a.m. CST

    Damn you Michael Douglas!!!

    by Horace Cox

    CZJ may be a shitty actress, but who cares? She's a total MILF!

  • March 21, 2008, 1:13 a.m. CST

    fuck yea leobloom

    by applescruff

    HvB: Requiem in this bitch. Oh, and actually the trailer didn't really sell the movie to me. I guess its just Prestige/Illusionist fatigue as I saw both of those again recently. Prestige is fucking awesome, btw.

  • March 21, 2008, 1:52 a.m. CST

    Gonna skip it

    by Series7

    and wait for Penn and Teller the movie. Side note, you should read Penn's book Sock Monkey. Damn good book.

  • March 21, 2008, 2:01 a.m. CST

    Guy Pierce as Houdini!

    by superduper3000

    Could it possibly be as cool as David Bowie as Tesla...??? This looks pretty interesting, although have to wait until a better trailer comes out...where's the glorious quicktime? <BR> <BR> Iron Man casting news! <BR> <BR> http://tinyurl.com/3dumdu

  • March 21, 2008, 3:01 a.m. CST

    I thought that said Gillian ANDERSON

    by ShiftyEyedDog2

    i was like really? shes directing now?

  • March 21, 2008, 3:48 a.m. CST

    Thank God

    by geemenblue

    I'm so glad Guy Pearce is back. He completely ruled in LA Confidential and Memento.

  • March 21, 2008, 5:02 a.m. CST

    I reviewed this last June on this site

    by Bobo_Vision

    The short version - it sucks.

  • March 21, 2008, 5:33 a.m. CST

    The long version

    by Bobo_Vision

    Here's the long version of my review: <p>http://tinyurl.com/2mnm46

  • March 21, 2008, 6:44 a.m. CST

    Let's not forget how brilliant Guy Pearce is.

    by Knuckleduster

    Any movie with this guy is worth watching. Even that one where he switches bodies with that chick.

  • March 21, 2008, 7:33 a.m. CST

    just clocked in my shift just started...lets post bitches

    by donwillymo

  • March 21, 2008, 8:05 a.m. CST

    don't know if I would still fuck Zeta carryin baggage

    by donwillymo

  • March 21, 2008, 8:15 a.m. CST

    I've got a death defying act involving a horse and 2 chicks

    by donwillymo

  • March 21, 2008, 8:22 a.m. CST

    I can't even begin to explain how bad this movie is

    by Garbageman33

    But I can try. A psychic (Catherine Zeta Jones) sets out to scam the great Harry Houdini (Guy Pearce) who’s obsessed with learning what his dying mother’s last words were. But instead, here’s a shocker, she falls in love with him. Now, if there’s an Academy Award for best performance by a wig, I think Guy Pearce’s is a shoo-in. I mean, it takes a pretty special wig to turn a lean Australian into a stocky Jew from Appleton, Wisconsin. I’d go so far as to call it the best wig since Fletch (here’s Fletch, he’s 6’5, 6’9 with the afro). Too bad the rest of the movie wasn’t up to the wig’s high standards. In fact, the film has such staggeringly awful, trite dialogue, I got dizzy from rolling my eyes. (sample line: “the real chains were the ones on Harry’s heart”).

  • March 21, 2008, 8:37 a.m. CST

    Tony Grisoni

    by Brendon

    The fact that Tony Grisoni wrote the script is the most exciting element to me.

  • March 21, 2008, 3:38 p.m. CST

    Looks Tight! Loved the Prestige.

    by cowboyone

    Sign me up.

  • March 21, 2008, 5:28 p.m. CST

    It Just Aint News

    by quantize

    Yeh and the word is this stinks..

  • March 21, 2008, 5:31 p.m. CST

    Ouch yes that music was WOEFUL

    by quantize

    sinful, no excuse! horrible trailer..

  • March 22, 2008, 9:56 a.m. CST

    prestige SUCKS!

    by cloudrider`

    sorry, someone above praised this sucky movie, so i thought someone should counter it. might as well be me. i'm too tired to discuss why it sucks now. but trust me, it sucks. <p> no no... i love smart films. hence, prestige sucks.

  • March 22, 2008, 9:20 p.m. CST

    this movie looks damned boring

    by themagus

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