Though it aims to revitalize the conventions of classic ghost stories, this slow, derivative chiller (which lifts liberally from GHOST STORY, REAR WINDOW and A STIR OF ECHOES) wastes far too much time on red herrings and telegraphs its plot
points with painfully obvious dialogue: "Will that [paralyzing drug] work on all mammals?" "You know the cell phone doesn't work until you get to the middle of the bridge." High-strung Claire Spencer (Michelle Pfeiffer), who abandoned a promising musical career to marry genetic researcher Norman
Spencer (Harrison Ford), is suffering from a bad case of empty nest syndrome. Her only child (Katherine Towne) has left for college, an...