This follow-up to 1999's teen-oriented revamp of LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES is neither shocking nor engrossing, because none of the cast members have the chops to play budding Machiavellis. Bounced from high school to high school, bad boy Sebastian Valmont (Robin Dunne), who's now a senior, has one saving grace: He loves his mother, a recovering alcoholic in rehab. Sebastian moves in with his womanizing father (David McIlwraith), for whom he has no respect, and his dad's filthy rich second wife (Mimi Rogers), and tows the line so he can lobby for improved care for his mom. Unfortunately, Sebastian's new
stepsister, Kathryn (Amy Adams), is a manipulative bulimic ...