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Op-Ed: Derren Brown’s ‘Sacrifice’ is the best magic special on Netflix

Sacrifice earned a rave review from Digital Journal, and rightfully so. Brown constantly pushes the envelope, and his latest special hits the viewer like a shot in the heart.

In this Netflix special, Brown tries to take away a male volunteer’s prejudices against a specific immigration group, where an ultimate sacrifice will be involved, in order to make a hero. Brown is challenging this person’s beliefs, while simultaneously proving that he is the greatest master of psychological manipulation and illusion of our time. He is so well-spoken, and his presentation skills are second to none. He sustains the viewer’s attention for the entire duration of the Netflix special.

Derren Brown in  Sacrifice

Derren Brown in ‘Sacrifice’
Photo Courtesy of Netflix

For more information on internationally recognized magician and mentalist Derren Brown, check out his official website.

Derren Brown in the Netflix special  Sacrifice

Derren Brown in the Netflix special ‘Sacrifice’
Photo courtesy of Netflix

Read More: Derren Brown chatted with Digital Journal about Sacrifice and he spoke about the digital transformation of the entertaiment industry.

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Markos Papadatos is Digital Journal's Editor-at-Large for Music News. Papadatos is a Greek-American journalist and educator that has authored over 18,000 original articles over the past 16 years. He has interviewed some of the biggest names in music, entertainment, lifestyle, magic, and sports. He is a six-time consecutive "Best of Long Island" winner, and in the past three years, he was honored as the "Best Long Island Personality" in Arts & Entertainment, an honor that has gone to Billy Joel six times.

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