I figured someone should start... I had no idea who or what Dirk Pitt was. I thought, from the trailers, he would be a modern Indiana Jones type. It turns out the movie is more like a poor (or numb) man's James Bond. I can think of a lot of adjectives to describe the film - lame, preposterous, uneven, and more...I thought 'National Treasure' was better and even that was no more than a fun carnival ride. But, I do like McConaughey - he has a fun, Errol Flynn, stoner/surfer quality that always comes through. So cool. So, the movie ends up being oh-so-mildly entertaining. It's mostly flat, but I smiled a couple of times.