Ruthlessly efficient and utterly predictable, this international thriller pits rogue male Lt. Col. Thomas Devoe (George Clooney) and Dr. Julia Kelly (Nicole Kidman) of the White House Nuclear Smuggling Group against -- yes -- nuclear terrorists. The pluses:
Kelly and Devoe postpone their romantic flirtation until after they've averted doomsday. (Please don't complain that we've given away the ending: No one in this day and age believes a major American motion picture will end in the nuclear annihilation of a major American city, nor that most of the
principal Eastern European characters are played by Eastern European actors rather than Americans affecting foreign a...