Amelia  is respectable and respectful, with a solid performance from two-time Oscar winner Hilary Swank in the title role. But it rarely soars and the big questions that dog the legend are glossed over here.
"Gotcha" movies only work if you don't see the big reveal coming. The "gotcha" at the end of Primal Fear ? I've never met anyone who wasn't completely suckered in by this thriller and by Edward Norton's hair-raising performance in his first major movie.