The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys, Panic Room, A Very Long Engagement…you can’t help wondering why Jodie Foster agreed to star in Flightplan. Two-thirds of it is half decent, but what was the point? I’m told that the script, written by Peter A. Dowling and Billy Ray, has been kicking around for some time and that there was once a third-act resolution that involved terrorists. But the Islamic baddies were thrown out after 9.11 and eventually replaced with….here he comes!…aaahhh!….the former editor of The New Republic!