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If you want to see a movie about what the magic industry’s truly like, Desperate Acts of Magic is the film for you.

Movie magic: What happens when a film focuses on regular, working magicians?

November 11th, 2013

If you want to see a movie about what the magic industry’s truly like, Desperate Acts of Magic is the film for you.

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