Film Review | Now You See Me starring Mark Ruffalo

now you see me dvd coverToday is the US release date for the DVD Now You See Me directed by Louis Leterrier. If you haven’t seen this movie in the theater and you appreciate psychological thrillers involving magic, this is a good one to add to your queue. WIth a solid cast including Morgan Freeman, Mark Ruffalo, Woody HarrelsonMélanie Laurent, Jesse Eisenberg and others, this film packs one surprise after another. Even after it’s over, you’re left thinking about how the story unfolded.

A band of one-act magicians are wrangled up and turned into a group called the Four Horsemen. Lines between magic and reality are blurred as a bank is robbed and money changes hands. As the police follow, old hat Freeman explains the mystery behind the magic of each act. Each show outdoes the next until the final show and its aftermath where the truth is ultimately revealed. Check to see if a library near you has this DVD yet – there’s going to be a long hold queue.

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About amy de simone
Amy is an active volunteer, traveler and photographer. She is interested in art, libraries, museums and nonprofits. She holds an M.A. in Library & Information Studies and a B.A. in Italian Language & Literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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