|Spy -vs- spy|
Allied Review – Yes…that movie where Brat and Marion (allegedly) hooked up!
|The happy couple?|
French-Canadian Wing Commander Max Vatan (Brad Pitt) arrives in Casablanca during the World War II circa 1942 and pretends to be French agent, Marianne Beausejour’s (Marion Cotillard) husband until they escape from the Nazis. Pretty soon they fall in love for real and Max decides marry her and live in London. They start a family together until Max’s superior delivers a shocking revelation about his wife. Left with no option, Max takes matters into his own hands to prove his wife’s innocence but is Marianne really who she says she is or has she been lying to Max all this while?
|We have a surprise for you Max!!!|
I shall start with the positives, the cinematography is simply breath-taking capturing the exotic and modern landscapes beautifully. The antic cars, fighter planes and costumes are carefully picked to match the timeline of the movie. The storyline that touches the emotion between having to choose between your loyalty towards your country or love for your wife/family. Marion easily takes the cake with her eloquent banter in French/English, her elegance and demure personality. No wonder Brat (allegedly) fell for her. Sadly, the same can’t be said about Brat as he seems a bit ‘old’ to be matched with Marion. Even his acting seemed a little wooden in comparison to his partner. This made the scenes between him and Marion lack the spark that he natural had with his now X-wife, Angelina Jolie in Mr. & Mrs. Smith.
|Can they live happily ever after?|
Sadly this wonderful movie received some serious flack due to the rumour of Brad leaving Angie after hooking up with Marion which is waste because the work done was truly marvellous. Let’s hope that Brad will soon learn his lesson and stop making the same mistake of falling for his co-stars in the future (hopefully).