When it first announced that "Adjustment" was being moved from July 30 to Sept. 17, it made a certain kind of sense. It doesn't really look to be a summer movie and it allowed Universal (hey, guys!) to move "Charlie St. Cloud" to July 30, where Zac Efron fans wouldn't be distracted by the school year.
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But now "Adjustment" is getting pushed all the way back to March 4, where it will go up against "Rango," the Johnny Depp-voiced cartoon about a lizard with an identity crisis.
It's all very "masters of puppets," with lots of navel-gazing about free will, faith, destiny and all the stuff that author Philip K. Dick, a notorious druggie and paranoiac, loved to chew on.
We had high hopes for them, hopes that have been considerably tempered by this news.