While the movie stars hit sparks, “Theory” lumbers under its over obvious flight metaphor.

While the movie stars hit sparks, “Theory” lumbers under its over obvious flight metaphor.

Kenneth Branagh and Helena Bonham Carter are this type of movie that is strikingly attractive endowed with such a good amount of wit, skill and beauty that it is nearly amusing to see them playing a set 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 condition and Branagh plays her dysfunctional attendant might seem just like a sympathy getting actors’ stunt. Weiterlesen