Murkily teasing when it could have been thought-provoking, PROBABLE CAUSE is one of those obfuscatory whodunits that works too hard trying to divert viewers away from what is a fairly obvious conclusion.
Facing harassment charges from his former female partner, sexist cop Gary Yanuck (Michael Ironside) walks on eggshells when he's assigned another female partner, rookie Lynn Reilly (Kate Vernon). The case they're on is a tough one: Not only is someone systematically murdering police officers,
someone else is working behind the scenes to cover up the reasons. Making things harder, especially in view of Yanuck's personal attitudes, is Reilly's tendency to faint he...