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Viewers unlikely to be ‘So Excited’

From left, Carlos Areces as Fajas, Raul Arevalo as Ulloa and Javier Camara as Joserra, stewards on an imperiled plane in the comedy “I’m So Excited.”
From left, Carlos Areces as Fajas, Raul Arevalo as Ulloa and Javier Camara as Joserra, stewards on an imperiled plane in the comedy “I’m So Excited.”
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The phrase “vintage Pedro Almodovar” doesn’t mean what it used to. Almodovar, the flamboyant Spanish filmmaker whose early films were packed with every transgression and every bit of brio that was missing from Spain during the long Franco dictatorship, has seemed trapped in the past of late. “I’m So Excited!” is a strained, claustrophobic, dated and flat soap opera romp set onboard a Spanish airliner that is circling Toledo (Spain, not Ohio), burning off fuel ...


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