Guaranteed to intimidate the Net-phobic, Iain Softley's glossy techno-thriller is a celebration of cyberspace as contact high. The tedious reality of dirty streets and cramped apartments can't compare to the computer-generated brave new world of HACKERS,
where numbers swirl and shimmy like fireflies, images flicker and transform, and identities are infinitely mutable.
Enter our heroes, the hackers: Zero Cool/Crash Override (Jonny Lee Miller), Acid Burn (Angelina Jolie), Cereal Killer (Matthew Lillard), Lord Nikon (Laurence Mason), Phantom Phreak (Renoly Santiago) and poor little Joey (Jesse Bradford), who hasn't yet proved himself worthy of a showy handle. With