Day Nine: The Prestige (March of the Movies 2022)

Christopher Nolan is an intriguing name for me. For a long while, I only knew him as “The Dark Knight trilogy director.” Little did I know that he had a vast collection of films to his name that had nothing to do with superheroes. Or, well, in the case of The Prestige, there’s enough to wonder whether these two leads really are capable of superhuman feats.

I’ve had my eye on this one for a little while. Given my recent track record with Nolan has been a little hit and miss (liked Inception and Dunkirk, but didn’t care for Tenet), I was prepared for anything here. Gracious praise and phenomenal reviews didn’t really mean much to me here. Still, a part of me did wish to be amazed by the magic that was Hugh Jackman and Christian Bale leading together.

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