Excerpt: I was willing to suspend disbelief throughout much of Now You See Me, but it wasn’t until we got to the third act that we got twists that were both predictable and stupid that the film just collapsed for me.
Excerpt: Now You See Me is crowd-pleaser whose ample appeal and entertainment value are easy to appreciate. The twists, turns, and thrills do not demand an excess of disbelief and the well-executed fun overshadows any minor concerns you may have.
Excerpt: Director Louis Leterrier (“The Transporter,” “Clash of the Titans”) doesn’t use sleight of hand to keep his audience on their toes so much as constantly switching focus among a myriad of protagonists – the magicians, the debunker, the backer, the FBI, Interpol and magicians’ marks – gutting the build of his central storyline in the process.
Excerpt: A dazzling, lightning-fast Ocean’s 11-style caper movie that never pauses long enough for you to consider its preposterous plot mechanics, Now You See Me won’t hold up in retrospect but it’s plenty fun while it’s unfolding.
Excerpt: Com uma narrativa envolvente, muita intriga, acção, e truques de ficar com o queixo caído, o filme heist de Louis Leterrier é bastante inteligente e convence como qualquer ilusionista gostaria.