Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary

Posted by Prince Gomolvilas
ON Tuesday, December 22, 2009

I acknowledge how revolutionary the computer and 3-D technology is, I understand how important this film is to the future of the industry, I was thrilled by the final battle sequence, I realize that everybody I know has a hard-on for it, and I love—LOVE—this director's other movies, but, man, oh, man, I had to fight to stay awake during the first two hours. (The film is 2 hours and 40 minutes or so.) Thank goodness for snack bars, and thank goodness for Milk Duds.

After the movie, I saw Ricky Jay (David Mamet regular and master magician) in the lobby of the Sherman Oaks Arclight! He looked a bit winded, so I didn't ask him to do a card trick. His card tricks blow my fucking mind. Watch:

You see? That's freaking amazing.... I wouldn't want to watch it for 2 hours and 40 minutes though.
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  1. Jess Said,

    WHOA! That's the most impressive card trick ever.


  2. You guys should check out some of his other stuff on YouTube. Just search for "Ricky Jay."


  3. Howard Ho Said,

    Stephanie Zacharek is my new best frenemy.

    My Avatar review


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