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The Upside of "The Upside"

by: Kathi Koll on

Caregiving is rarely the subject of a movie, but this year's “The Upside” delves into the ups and down of an unexpected caregiving relationship between Phillip Lacasse, a rich quadriplegic (played by Bryan Cranston), and Dell Scott, a struggling ex-con (played by Kevin Hart). The comedy/drama, which is based on a true story, delves into the bond that develops between the two main characters, and in the process, it illuminates many aspects of caregiving. For example, the movie makes clear that caregiving is not for the faint of heart. Dell has to take on nursing tas  ...read more