DVD & Blu-ray review: Now You See Me (12)

Louis Leterrier DVD/Blu-ray (116mins)

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“First rule of magic – always be the smartest guy in the room,” maintains Jesse Eisenberg's smug magician. Four fast-talking illusionists/charlatans – Eisenberg , Isla Fisher, Woody Harrelson and Dave Franco – are invited by a shadowy organisation to become bank robbers. After a solid, perky start, this convoluted, hyperactive thriller starts to unravel and the thin characters lose definition. More heinously, Louis Leterrier wastes the talents of Harrelson, Mark Ruffalo (who almost single-handedly saves the show) and Melanie Laurent.