Magic meets documentary in the one-hour special, as Blaine blows the minds of the most recognizable celebrities in the world, including David Beckham, Johnny Depp, Drake, Steph Curry, Dave ... See full summary »
Blaine enters the Hurricane stricken Ninth Ward in New Orleans and changes some people's luck. When he returns home to New York City, viewers see him doing magic for some of his friends, ... See full summary »
Kevin 'Kimbo Slice' Ferguson
David Blaine does it again. With 'Vertigo', we see some more incredible magic and unusual illusions. Intercut with the Magic is David - standing on a pole in NY for two days. A pole that ... See full summary »
In the first programme, Derren sets up a fake pharmaceutical company which claims to have developed a drug named 'Rumyodin', with the ability to inhibit fear. In the second, Derren looks at the psychology of religious belief.
Magician David Blaine ventures across America from New York to Los Angeles, performing to various celebrities and the general public.
Let me declare the obvious: David Blaine is the greatest magician in the world. Maybe the greatest of all time, but certainly the greatest of the 21st century. And films like this show us why. Assuming that the people in the special are not in on the tricks, we are left wondering how they are done.
Some are easier than others to figure out, but some are just downright hard to believe. Does he really stick ice picks and needles through his hand and arms? It appears so, but then it wouldn't be a trick... or is the trick a lack of trick? And regurgitating kerosene? Something is not quite right.
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