Edited with rapid-fire precision, "Now You See Me 2" hurtles along--a roller-coaster of teases, fake-outs
, contrivances, and jaw-drops.
You know when something is going to jump out, usually because there's been a couple of fake-outs
first before the real demon emerges.
Videos are de rigueur in the business of music promotion, and the site's rife with placeholder stills, scrolling lyrics, and fake-outs
, yet we still get sucked in by fascinating or funny work, uploaded by artists, amateurs, and corporations.
com/apple-iphone-5-rumors-recap-15-features-specs-were-expecting-release-pictures-782609) rumors, reports , fake-outs
By the 1950s, it was tradition at many camps that the "break" occur without warning, often after days of rumors and fake-outs
(for example, that this year, there would be no Color War).
Ratcliff said there are lots of fake-outs
when it comes to forecasting.
Taking his cues from Ruth Rendell (whose novel inspired this film) and Luis Bunuel (whose Rehearsal for a Crime is quoted in a pivotal scene), the auteur unravels his five intertwined lives like a striptease, spiking scenes with little fake-outs
and MacGuffins that play havoc with our expectations.
To be sure, logic and credibility aren't sustained throughout--the final minutes play like a typically contrived climax of routine horror fare--but there's a welcome absence of drawn-out fake-outs
and last-gasp lunging at the end.
All the gimmicks, from fake-outs
and between-the-legs passes to poking fun at a referee, are taught at Globetrotters training camp.
That's an important clue when you're on the lookout for possible marble (metamorphic) fake-outs
After setting up this promising premise, however, Wall and helmer Simon West ("Lara Croft: Tomb Raider") fail to sustain suspense--or even consistently maintain interest--during what amounts to 70 or so minutes of fake-outs
, pregnant pauses and, occasionally, cheap shocks.
6, 2003, turned out to be one of the great political fake-outs
in California political history.