Steven's Review of Side Effects
Imagine a mix of Primal Fear AND Wild Things... sound like too bitter a pill to swallow (pun intended)...? M'yeah, it IS.
I think the director must have actually said to the cast: "Okay, folks -- this is a twisted psychological thriller where no one can be trusted... so ACT really suspicious. And... you're the villain so make sure that we think you have some dark villainous secret the moment we meet you... that'll really help the audience feel smart when they start to figure out the plot twists..."