A Hollywood standby over the last decade and a half, Bryan Singer first came to the attention of most moviegoers with his third film, the labyrinthine crime thriller The Usual Suspects, in 1994. Since then, he’s tried on Stephen King, the X-Men and Superman, and now he’s decided to tackle one of history’s most blatant what-might-have-been scenarios: the attempted assassination of Adolf Hitler, in his new thriller Valkyrie. Long known as a consistent force in moviemaking, if not exactly a trailblazer, Singer is banking on a hit after the relatively tepid reception his Superman reboot received. But how does the movie itself fare? You’re about to find out…here on The Naked Lunch.