Kenneth Branagh and Helena Bonham Carter are this kind of strikingly appealing film couple endowed with such a good amount of wit, skill and beauty it’s very nearly amusing to see them playing a couple of scruffy outcasts in love in “The Theory of Flight.”
Amusing, not always offputting. The film by which Carter plays a lady with Lou Gehrig’s infection and Branagh plays her dysfunctional attendant might appear such as a sympathy getting actors’ stunt. But it is a really work of love for the co stars: a budget that is low chancy task they clearly desired to do for in accordance with one another.
That means it is an interesting “couple” film, within the real method in which specific Spencer Tracy Katharine Hepburn or Paul Newman Joanne Woodward movies are. (and even like some branagh that is old Thompson movies.) The celebrity chemistry and interplay lift the movie more than it probably deserves. Read More