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The Amazing Randi makes magic, takes down tricksters

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"An Honest Liar" is a biodoc featuring magician The Amazing Randi and his lifelong effort to expose those who use deception for personal gain, not to entertain. Flim Flam Films

For decades, the magician The Amazing Randi has lived up to his name.  

James Randi has been sealed in a casket underwater for one hour and 44 minutes. He's been encased in a block of ice for 55 minutes. 

But perhaps even more amazing is his dedication to exposing the deception he believes is perpetrated by people who claim to be clairvoyants, psychics and faith healers.

His life story is the subject of the biodoc, "An Honest Liar."

The Amazing Randi and director Justin Weinstein joined Take Two to talk about the film, and the personal deception that The Amazing Randi was a victim of, himself.

The film debuts on Friday, March 6th at the Nuart Theatre in Santa Monica.

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