Academy Award winner Nicolas Cage stars in "8MM" (1999), an absorbing thriller from director Joel Schumacher and the writer of "Se7en" (1995). Cage plays a happy family man who works as a discreet private detective. When the widow of a powerful man findswhat appears to be an appalling snuff film among her deceased husband's things, she hires Cage to find out if the film is real or not. As he immerses himself in the dark underbelly of the world of porn and snuff films, what he discovers is disturbing enough to shake his stable foundation. The terrific supporting cast includes Joaquin Phoenix, Catherine Keener and James Gandolfini.