Wistful romantic fantasy adapted from Audrey Niffenegger's 2004 novel. A rare genetic anomaly causes Henry DeTamble (Bana) to time travel uncontrollably through the past, present, and future of his own life, which includes Henry's perennial romance with Clare (McAdams). The two aren't always in sync so a (naked) adult Henry confronting a six-year-old Clare about their friendship is only one unsettling circumstance. And, as you might imagine, the plot gets rather confusing. Fortunately, Bana and McAdams make you believe.
"Is it too weird?"
"No, I think it's kind of magical."
There are elements of the “magical” at play in director Robert Schwentke's nearly effective adaptation of the beloved Audrey Niffenegger novel, The Time Traveler's Wife, but, ultimately, the film is far from “too weird.” If anything, it's not weird enough. A ...Read More