The Curious Case of Benjamin Button shows a life lived in reverse.
Born old, he turns younger with age, but
only in body.
His mind starts out as a child's and develops
on schedule, putting him in old-fashioned eyeglasses and a wheelchair
around the time he's learning to read.
I was fascinated with the wild transformation
Brad undergoes in employing CGI with tons of makeup plus lots
of bald wigs.
This film has a strange feel that it casts
over you with a feat of lush romantic movie making and just the
right amount of magical twists you've never seen before.
Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett excel in this
unusual tale of life, love, and chance meetings -- a fable about
wisdom and a story turned upside-down.
Benjamin Button is living his life backwards,
from old age to infancy, and is there is anything to be learned,
it is to live each moment to the fullest.
It's a bizarre, overly long film that is
beautifully done -- like two ships that pass in the night.
This is a fantasy-type fairy tale, a sweeping
broad-range long narrative film about a man born with an unusual
condition that causes him to age in reverse: a man who ages backward
and falls in love with a beautiful woman who grows older as he
The director uses cutting-edge motion-capture
technology to enable the star to single-handedly play the character
at each point in his curious, bizarre life.
Every aspect of every age played on the
screen is actor Brad Pitt's performance.
The movie is an emotional, entertaining