The Prestige

The Pay Off: The Best Film of 2006 | 10 Jan 2007 // 3:00 PM

For many of the movies on PopMatters' 2006 list of the year's best films, it is clear that a heavy personal and professional stake was riding on the final product.


The Prestige (2006) | 15 Mar 2007 // 4:58 PM

Fans of this wonderful film are left to puzzle not just over its thematic and narrative layers, but its respectable but perfunctory treatment here.

The Prestige (2006) | 19 Oct 2006 // 10:54 PM

This trick -- The Transported Man -- is at the center of the film's thematic concerns with replication, movement, and deception.


Knowing Nolan... Again | 22 Jul 2010 // 5:45 AM

Christopher Nolan is the bellwether for a new kind of filmmaker, one that successfully merges Hollywood classicism with the best of the post-modern revision.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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