Parents' Guide to

Now You See It...

By Tracey Petherick, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Magic, mystery, and some jump scares in Disney teen drama.

Movie NR 2005 89 minutes
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This family-friendly drama about a young magician has plenty of Disney's trademarks -- a perky hero, a sinister villain, magic, intrigue, and teamwork. An implausible storyline (that real magicians actually exist) is carried by a decent script and solid acting. Langella is reassuringly crooked as Mystic Max, while Pacar does a good job of portraying a teenager struggling to come to terms with his powers.

Despite this -- and a few spooky scenes and treacherous characters -- the overriding tone of Now You See It… is light. As the plucky teens solve puzzles, uncover secret messages, and expose deceptions, you can't help but go along for the ride.

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