The Incredible Burt Wonderstone Review | Metal Arcade

Metal Arcade : Zachary Kircher writes:

While somewhat entertaining, there is no comedic magic to be found in The Incredible Burt Wonderstone.

Movies about magicians seem to be all the rage these days. We recently got Oz the Great and Powerful, and this summer we will also see a crime thriller involving a troupe of magicians called Now You See Me. For now, we have The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, which many could argue is the comedic version of The Prestige. I did not see a trailer or hear much about this film going into it aside from the aspect of dueling magicians, but the talent involved did excite me. A cast that includes Steve Carell, Steve Buscemi, comedic legend Jim Carrey and the great Alan Arkin was enticing enough. It's also notable that the script is served up from the writers of Horrible Bosses, and director Don Scardino has been praised for his work on 30 Rock. With the wide range of talent attached to this project, does The Incredible Burt Wonderstone prove t...

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