Life is what happens when you are making other plans~ John Lennon
An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind~Gandhi
The time is always right to do what is right~ Martin Luther King Jr.

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

The Prestige

The Prestige
-In London at the end of the 19th century, Alfred Borden is a magician. His assistants are a man named Robert Angier and his wife Julia McCullough. When Julia dies accidentally during a water tank trick, Robert blames Alfred and they both become bitter enemies. Robert then obsesses over trying to discover the secret behind Alfred's latest trick, with deadly consequences

-Hugh Jackman: Robert Angier
-Christian Bale: Alfred Borden
-Michael Caine: Cutter
-Piper Perabo: Julia McCullough
-Rebecca Hall: Sarah Borden
-Scarlet Johansson: Olivia Wenscombe
-David Bowie: Nikola Tesla
-Andy Serkis: Alley
-Jamie Harris: Sullen Warder

Did You Know?
-Chung Ling Soo was a Caucasian man dressed as a Chinese person to cash in on people's love of exotic cultures. William Ellsworth Robinson played this character until a bullet catch trick went wrong, and he spoke his first words in English: "My God, I've been shot". He died in March 1918
-Nikola Tesla was known for his work with electrical currents. He experimented at his lab in Colorado Springs, where he was known for his odd behavior

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