History YMMV / TheIllusionist

25th Dec '14 6:50:22 PM spirasen
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* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic: The recurring motif of the [[ButterflyOfDoom butterfly]] - secrecy, a double life, [[spoiler: rebirth, a new life]]... nicely handled.

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* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic: The recurring motif of the [[ButterflyOfDoom butterfly]] - -- secrecy, a double life, [[spoiler: rebirth, a new life]]... nicely handled.
30th Aug '13 9:26:27 AM ChaoticNovelist
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* MagnificentBastard: Eisenheim is a nice version (debatably), but really, can you call him anything else after the XanatosRoulette? [[spoiler:By the looks of Uhl's expression, he's probably thinking the same thing.]]

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* MagnificentBastard: Eisenheim is a nice version (debatably), but really, can you call him anything else after the XanatosRoulette? GambitRoulette? [[spoiler:By the looks of Uhl's expression, he's probably thinking the same thing.]]
20th Aug '13 8:26:45 PM hujwernoo
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* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotSymbolic: The recurring motif of the [[ButterflyOfDoom butterfly]] - secrecy, a double life, [[spoiler: rebirth, a new life]]... nicely handled.
16th Jan '13 12:55:48 PM SeptimusHeap
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* AlasPoorVillain: While the Crown Prince without doubt is a jerkass, the ending lets you wonder whether he really was so evil as he was made out to be, especially because it is revealed that his motive for preparing a coup was not mere selfishness and lust for power, but his sincere belief that his father was unable to lead the Empire into the future. And did he really deserve to be [[spoiler: framed for a murder that not only did he not commit, never even happened in the first place?]]
24th Nov '11 8:35:34 PM SmartGirl
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* AlasPoorVillain: While the Crown Prince without doubt is a jerkass, the ending lets you wonder whether he really was so evil as he was made out to be, especially because it is revealed that his motive for preparing a coup was not mere selfishness and lust for power, but his sincere belief that his father was unable to lead the Empire into the future.

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* AlasPoorVillain: While the Crown Prince without doubt is a jerkass, the ending lets you wonder whether he really was so evil as he was made out to be, especially because it is revealed that his motive for preparing a coup was not mere selfishness and lust for power, but his sincere belief that his father was unable to lead the Empire into the future. And did he really deserve to be [[spoiler: framed for a murder that not only did he not commit, never even happened in the first place?]]
2nd Oct '11 12:19:42 AM erforce
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!!The [[TheIllusionist Live Action Film]]:

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!!The [[TheIllusionist [[Film/TheIllusionist Live Action Film]]:
1st Oct '11 2:27:14 AM erforce
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!!The [[Film/TheIllusionist Animated Film]]:

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!!The [[Film/TheIllusionist [[WesternAnimation/TheIllusionist Animated Film]]:Film]]:
* AwesomeArt: Holy crap does this movie look amazing.



** Also: the SadClown's suicide attempt (made worse by the fact that he's not shown again after leaving the hotel, so he could well have ended up killing himself after all), and all the scenes with the Ventriloquist in the latter part of the film. [[spoiler: In the last scenes of the film, his beloved dummy is sitting in the window of the pawn shop marked 'FREE' and yet still nobody wants it, and he's begging on a street corner. And this is one of the lovable comic relief characters.]]

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** Also: the SadClown's suicide attempt (made worse by the fact that he's not shown again after leaving the hotel, so he could well have ended up killing himself after all), and all the scenes with the Ventriloquist in the latter part of the film. [[spoiler: In the last scenes of the film, his beloved dummy is sitting in the window of the pawn shop marked 'FREE' and yet still nobody wants it, and he's begging on a street corner. And this is one of the lovable comic relief characters.]]
22nd Jun '11 4:36:10 PM SMARTALIENQT
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* MagnificentBastard: Eisenheim is a nice version (debatably), but really, can you call him anything else after the XanatosRoulette? [[spoiler:By the looks of Uhl's expression, he's probably thinking the same thing.]]
** Well the prince isn't exactly moral.

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* DesignatedHero: Depending on how you see Eisenheim after [[spoiler: he frames the prince for murder]], he's either this or a WellIntentionedExtremist.
* MagnificentBastard: Eisenheim is a nice version (debatably), but really, can you call him anything else after the XanatosRoulette? [[spoiler:By the looks of Uhl's expression, he's probably thinking the same thing.]]
** Well the prince isn't exactly moral.
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26th Mar '11 4:39:33 AM LordGro
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* AlasPoorVillain: While the Crown Prince without doubt is a jerkass, his final speech lets you wonder whether he really was so evil as he was made out to be.

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* AlasPoorVillain: While the Crown Prince without doubt is a jerkass, his final speech the ending lets you wonder whether he really was so evil as he was made out to be.be, especially because it is revealed that his motive for preparing a coup was not mere selfishness and lust for power, but his sincere belief that his father was unable to lead the Empire into the future.
26th Mar '11 4:24:22 AM LordGro
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* AlasPoorVillain: While the Crown Prince without doubt is a jerkass, his final speech lets you wonder whether he really was so evil as he was made out to be.
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