is about two retired government agents, played by Julia Roberts
and Clive Owen, now a pair of corporate spies who share a steamy
They hook up to pull off the ultimate con
job on their respective bosses.
This film has a good mix of high-tech espionage
tactics, which proves there are other ways to develop a good
romantic spy thriller without using guns, fast car chases, and
For those who don't demand and nit-pick,
I found it to be a fun, fast, refreshing movie to watch.
is more than a title as you try to follow the semi-complicated
plot told through flashbacks about two ex-counter intelligence
operators trying to steal a secret formula and, quite possibly,
each others' hearts.
Filmed in beautiful locales, it includes
double dealings, double takes, double crosses, and might appear
to be smart, hip, funny, and romantic; it is not -- with one
of the most anti-climactic endings ever.
This movie is hard to follow, in my
view, and is a waste of the stars' talents in this confusing,
The director's screenplay for the film
is about corporate spying, and is more than a bewildering flick
where you don't know what's going on most of the time.
By the time this picture's mystery plot
unwinds, I was out of the mood to care.
It's just too complicated.