Milk, Slumdog Millionaire, Rachel Getting Married and WALL-E have already presented strong cases for critics' top 10 lists and the awards season. While the verdict is still out on Sam Mendes' Revolutionary Road and especially David Fincher's The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. Mendes' film comes from a celebrated novel and Fincher's from a celebrated writer. But Button's F. Scott Fitzgerald source material has been downplayed. Before you see the film on Christmas, read the story.
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