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Screengems: The red rubber ball in The Prestige (Christopher Nolan, 2006)

“Just a rubber ball,” says magician Alfred Borden (Christian Bale) after a member of his audience has inspected it prior to the first public performance of his new trick. “No, not a normal rubber ball. It’s magic.” Said trick is The Transporting Man, in which Borden begins to bounce the ball across the stage before […]