The Prestige

July 04, 2020


Two young, passionate magicians, are friends and partners until one fateful night when their biggest trick goes terribly wrong. Now the bitterest of enemies, they will stop at nothing to learn each other’s secrets. As their rivalry escalates into a total obsession full of deceit and sabotage, they risk everything to become the greatest magician of all time.

Alan and Craig, as well as guest Jake Dietz from Movies that Make Us (@moviesmakeus on twitter) kick of No-ly, a full month of Christopher Nolan movies as they discuss duality, sacrifice, Craig’s arch-nemesis Hugh Jackman and the movie “The Prestige” on this week’s Matinee Heroes!

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Show Notes

  • 1:09

    Craig, Alan talk to Jake Dietz from Movies that Make Us about their recent interview with professional stuntman Chris Romrell.

  • 10:59

    Craig, Alan and Jake discuss the movie “The Prestige”

  • 34:42


  • 1:07:50

    Double Feature

  • 1:12:54

    Final Thoughts

  • 1:24:41

    A preview of next week’s episode “The Dark Knight Rises”

Craig and Brendan Agnew take back the podcast with the “Dark Knight Rises”

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