Siegfried & Roy: The Magic Box
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Siegfried & Roy: The Magic Box
Two men with gleaming white teeth, whips, and a bevy of large cats in cages are at the center of this glitzy 3-D IMAX spectacular. The film opens with two young boys sneaking backstage, hoping to glimpse the secret that is Siegfried and Roy. Instead of discovering how to make a puma spring from a valise, the gold caped duo transports the two trespassers into a storybook fantasyland. There the lads witness Siegfried's difficult upbringing in post-war Germany, Roy's lifelong obsession with animals, and their fortuitous meeting on a cruise ship. The journey ends at their sultan-like… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 73%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A match made in movie heaven, because 3-D is the perfect format to tell the story of this stellar, over-the-top duo."
‑ Lou Lumenick, New York Post
"A masterpiece of insanity. ... the greatest unintentional comedy since Glen or Glenda."
‑ Jeffrey Westhoff, Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
"I've never seen their show live, but based on the Imax footage, I'm not impressed."
‑ Jack Garner, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
"As Vegas as the real thing, a razzle-dazzle entertainment about entertainers."
‑ Bruce Kirkland, Jam! Movies
"A brilliant piece, especially with a ticket price somewhere around one-twentyth of the Las Vegas show."
‑ Ross Anthony, Hollywood Report Card
"What IMAX 3-D is ready for -- and perfect for -- is Siegfried & Roy."
‑ Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle
"Who cares?"
‑ Herb Lash, Big Movie Zone
"Has to be one of the most visually startling films ever to reach screens."
‑ Doris Toumarkine, Film Journal International
"Viewers will have to fight the urge to flick stardust off their shoulders -- it's that real."
‑ Mike Kerrigan, Boxoffice Magazine
"Movies are not a hospitable medium for magic, at least not the kind of magic practiced in Las Vegas by Siegfried and Roy."
‑ Lawrence Van Gelder, New York Times
"It truly feels as though you're plunked down in the best seats the Mirage has to offer."
‑ Steve Tilley, Jam! Movies
"A lot of fun to watch, as long as you don't pay much attention to the actual content of the film."
‑ Jon Popick, Planet Sick-Boy
"Simultaneously vulgar, disingenuous and mind-bogglingly kitsch."
‑ Maitland McDonagh, TV Guide's Movie Guide
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