Now You See Me, starring Jesse Eisenberg and Mark Ruffalo, portrays a team of magicians who use their talent to rob banks and shower their audiences with money. The unbelievable illusions might leave you wondering exactly what it takes to be a magician.
Discover the art of distraction, step into the world of an escapist, and see if Houdini’s brother reveals any secrets. Hear the story of Nevil Maskelyne, a magician who hacked technology centuries before the film was made. You even have the chance to play the magician; learn the tricks behind the movie from expert David Kwong, who worked with the actors and successfully hypnotized some. Now you’ve got the magic.
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