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Timeline ★½ 2003 (PG-13)

Weak big screen adaption of Michael Cricton's novel of the same name. Archaeologists travel back in time to medieval France to rescue a colleague. Features some of the most wooden performances since Pinnochio. While it's easy to blame the actors for their lackluster performance, a decent script would have helped them out a lot. 116m/C VHS, DVD . US Paul Walker, Frances O'Connor, Gerard Butler, Billy Connolly, David Thewlis, Anna Friel, Neal McDonough, Matt Craven, Ethan (Randall) Embry, Michael Sheen, Lambert Wilson, Marton Csokas; D: Richard Donner; W: Jeff Maguire, George Nolfi; C: Caleb Deschanel; M: Brian Tyler.