An underdeveloped script, anemic direction and pacing, uninspired production design, and miscasting of the two lead roles undermine some intriguing ideas and characters in MILLENNIUM. Despite its many deficiencies, however, this sci-fi brain teaser with love story elements is not entirely
without interest. Directed by Michael Anderson, the film stars Kris Kristofferson as Bill Smith, the chief investigator of a team looking into the mid-air collision of a 747 and a DC-10. Smith happens upon what appears to be a futuristic weapon in the wreckage and finds several passengers' watches
are moving backwards in time. Adding to the mysterious doings is the presence at the...