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Based on 4 Reviews
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  • 12
    Diego Costa Slant Magazine

    Tammy Caplan and Joe Tyler Gold's film gives off the alienating feel of an inside joke that you miss in the off chance you're not part of the professional magic business. show more

  • 70
    Pete Vonder Haar Village Voice

    Desperate Acts of Magic is a pleasant little film. show more

  • 60
    Neil Genzlinger The New York Times

    Despite the preachiness, however, they have still made a moderately enjoyable film, thanks to some engaging performances. show more

  • 40
    Amy Nicholson Los Angeles Times

    While the plot is a non-starter, the margins of Gold and co-director Tammy Caplan's debut feature are scattered with other real-life magicians who make quarters vanish every time our attention does the same. show more

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