Rated 2.0

An FBI agent specializing in cyber-crime (Diane Lane) finds a site where a serial killer posts his victims’ dying moments in streaming video—the more hits on the site, the faster the victim dies. The agent starts tracking the killer—then finds, to her horror, that he is tracking her. The script, by Robert Fyvolent, Mark Brinker and Allison Burnett, features one of those only-in-the-movies genius villains who can do anything with a few keyboard taps and is always three steps ahead of the cops—who can be counted on to be dumb at strategic moments. The movie flirts with snuff-film torture porn, then has the cast-iron nerve to segue into preachy tut-tutting about what a society of voyeurs we are. Lane and Colin Hanks (as her assistant) work well together under Gregory Hoblit’s otherwise dull direction.