NOW YOU SEE ME 2 – review

Now you See Me 2

A follow up to the first movie, Now You See Me starting Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, and Dave Franco. this is about 4 magicians, The Four Horsemen who are really more like a modern day Robin Hood use their powers of magic to right the wrongs done by those more wealthy than everyone else. The first movie really had little publicity and turned into a surprise flick that many people really enjoyed. I couldn’t wait for the 2nd movie to come out. imgres-36

The movie picks up 1 year after the Four Horseman’s final performance where they jumped off a building. They are now aware of the “Eye” and get all their directions from Dylan, played by Mark Ruffalo. The last girl of the group asked for an out and has now been replaced Lula, played by Lizzy Caplan. As the guys in the group become restless and need something new to do the eye leads Atlas, played by Jesse Eisenberg, to a secret location where they discuss his future with the eye. When he returns home he finds out that they have gained their fourth person again and also a purpose. A man who runs a cell phone company has come up with a new phone and is ready to reveal it to the world unfortunately his intentions are not well at all. The Four Horseman set out to make him show the world what he is really about. As they set up the show with Dylan’s help and get ready to perform and show the world what he really is something goes wrong. Suddenly the FBI is showing up, all the information about the Four Horseman is being released, including the fact that Jack Wilder is not dead and that Dylan, who still works for the FBI, is also apart of the group. Everything that can go wrong does and it forces the Four Horseman and Dylan to separate. images-38

We end up next in another country where the group meets their biggest fan, or enemy if you will, Walter Mabry, played by Daniel Radcliffe. He wants to enlist the help of guys for a project of his own. All they have to do is pull off a job for him and they are free to go. Of course if they don’t do the job he has instructed his men to kill them. Leaving them in a hard place Atlas takes the lead as the leader of the group and makes a plan. In the mean time Dylan has met up with his old friend, Thaddeus, played by Morgan Freeman to help find exactly where the Four Horseman have ended up. Even though he has no respect for Thaddeus he has no choice but to work with him. Once he finds them things start to take a turn for the worse for them once again leaving them with no choice but to come up with one more show to fix thing for them and clean their names for good. imgres-37

I  had a great time watching this movie. I was on the edge of my seat for many scenes and couldn’t wait to see what they were going to do next. I was a big fan for the first movie as well but i can’t imagine anyone seeing this movie and not enjoying themselves. There is a little bit of everything here, action, drama, love. It’s all here. You will be waiting to see whats going to happen next and how they did it. I would definitely suggest taking a moment from the weekend and going out to see this flick. I give this movie an A and would venture to say its even better than the first one!


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