Every week up until the Oscars, I'll be featuring the nominees in the various visual categories. In this final week, I'll be looking at the nominees for best art direction, which encompasses the entire look and feel of a film from the scenery to the lighting. Today's featured movie is The Prestige.
The Prestige was also nominated for a cinematography award, and both of these nominations seem justified. If the artistic vision for the film was to present a darkly beautiful and eerie setting in which to tell this story of magic and murder, then mission accomplished. To see for yourselves, you can check out the gallery of stills if you read more