Think back a bit. How many times have you heard an old man spout that time-honored cliche, "If I knew then what I know now, things would have been a lot different growing up." In The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
, a man has the extremely rare opportunity to do just that. Adapted from author F. Scott Fitzgerald's short story by director David Fincher and Oscar-winning screenwriter Eric Roth (Munich
, Forrest Gump
), the film allows us to take two journeys simultaneously -- one physical, and the other psychological. At its core, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
is an inventive and involving mortality fantasy that isn't as much about the e...