TMTYR Episode #41: Everybody’s a Victim (The Prestige)

This time out, the Pavement Pounders discuss one of Seth’s favorite films, Christopher Nolan’s The Prestige and the Christopher Priest novel of the same name on which it’s based.

Not everybody agrees about how awesome the movie is, but Seth is clearly right in this case, and also typing these show notes.

Pounder Rankings!:

Colin:

  • Movie
  • Book

James:

  • Book
  • Movie

Seth:

  • Movie
  • Book

Notes:
Link to Christopher Priest’s work:
http://www.christopher-priest.co.uk/grimgrin-studio/

Interview with Christopher Priest:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0ZUVdrQZGs

Nerdwriter: The Prestige: Hiding in Plain Sight:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d46Azg3Pm4c

Behind the Scenes of The Prestige:
http://movies.about.com/od/theprestige/a/prestigcn101606.htm

Facts You Didn’t Know about The Prestige:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BnSuGjluVtQ

Ricky Jay cups and balls:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QwF1ec4Ji7Y

Fan theories that don’t work:
http://taylorholmes.com/2009/08/26/the-prestige-explained/
https://www.reddit.com/r/movies/comments/1tp49e/what_was_going_on_in_the_prestige_really_going_on/

The Prestige Analysis:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DjXWD3wMNZw

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