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Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The

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MPAA Rating: PG-13
Theater Release: 12/25/2008
Video Release: 5/5/2009
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Meeting in the Middle - By Jeffrey Chen
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, a lovely fantasy epic along the lines of Forrest Gump and Big Fish, is primarily a love story, which seems rather odd given its director, David Fincher. His strongest work finds him charting the male psyche, from the... MORE >>

Living Backwards - By Betty Jo Tucker
Although I'm one of the many people who looked forward to seeing The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, I feel more than a little disappointed about this overly melodramatic film. Focusing on a man living his life backwards, it stars two of my favorite actors,... MORE >>

Less Could Have Been More - By Diana Saenger
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, another of the year-end holiday hopefuls for Academy Award consideration, is loosely based on a 1921 F. Scott Fitzgerald short story. Itís a fascinating production with a weighty, excellent cast including Brad Pitt... MORE >>

The Full Circles of Life - By John P. McCarthy
A man whose body ages in reverse sounds like a gimmicky premise for a movie. Fortunately, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, director David Fincher's elegant rendering of an F. Scott Fitzgerald short story, is anything but by virtue of being technically flawless... MORE >>

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