This swank, self-consciously erotic caper flick gets off to a dreadfully ordinary start, but finds its footing when the head games begin. For self-made billionaire Thomas Crown (Pierce Brosnan), life isn't worth living without a challenge. So he orchestrates the daredevil, daylight theft of a priceless Monet from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. It looks as though he's home free until Catherine Banning (Rene Russo) sashays into the investigation, ostensibly on behalf of the museum's insurance company. Banning immediately figures Crown for the mastermind and is sure she can retrieve the painting, enriching her bank account in the process. Her plan, however, involves ge...