A very funny superhero spoof, sort of X-MEN meets SPINAL TAP. The titular Specials are known as perhaps the sixth- or seventh-best superhero team around, and have the self-esteem issues to match. Their group headquarters, for example, is a modest suburban frame
house in Silverlake, rather than a high-tech super-secret underground lair, and they can't always pay their electric bills. But fortune seems about to smile on them; leader The Strobe (Thomas Haden Church) and his team including The Weevil (a wonderfully faux-sincere Rob Lowe), loose cannon Amok (amusing Seth Green-wannabe Jamie Kennedy), supersmart Mr. Smart (Jim Zulevic), angry Deadly Girl (Judy Gree...