Smokey the Bear would be proud: This picture's climactic firestorm should send viewers from theaters muttering "I will prevent forest fires, I will prevent forest fires, I will
prevent forest fires." Jesse Graves (former football star and current
Fox NFL Sunday
host Howie Long) is a "smokejumper," one of an elite cadre of daredevil firefighters who parachute into burning forests. The plot cooked up -- if you'll excuse the expression -- by first-time screenwriter Chris Soth involves a prison break lead by vicious sociopath Earl Shaye
(William Forstythe), who's perfectly willing to burn down the whole Pacific Northwest if it will cover his tracks: Think...