8mm

8 MM, a relentlessly murky odyssey into the world of porn and snuff films, emerges as a secondhand Seven Andrew Kevin Walker wrote both scripts. Nicolas Cage plays Tom Welles, a surveillance expert who is hired to trace the origins of an 8 mm film in which a young girl appears to be murdered on camera; Joaquin Phoenix plays his guide into hell. Director Joel Schumacher aims for a psychological depth that the script can't sustain.