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Criss Angel, in a word: unbelievable

If Criss Angel were blindfolded, straitjacketed, run over by a steamroller, locked in a steel box and dumped from a helicopter into the Pacific Ocean, he still might be easier to salvage from disaster than "Criss Angel: Believe," the gloomy, gothic muddle of a show that officially lurched into being on Halloween night like some patched-together Frankenstein's monster.The multimillion-dollar production, which its backers hope will play at the Luxor casino until sometime around election day 2028, is nominally a collaboration by Angel, né Christopher Nicholas Sarantakos, the talented illusionist and star of A&E's "Criss Angel Mindfreak," and Cirque du Soleil, the Montreal-based franchisers of...

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