Ever notice how phenomena and events tie to the number 23? Walter Sparrow has: 2012 (20+1+2), the end of the Mayan calendar.23 pairs of chromosomes in the human body.February 3 (2/3), Walter's birthday. Here, there, everywhere, Walter sees connections. And it may be driving him to madness and murder. Jim Carrey puts aside his comedy persona to portray haunted, desperate Walter in an immersive psychological thriller guided by Joel Schumacher (The Lost Boys). The connections grow. The mystery deepens. The thrills add up in The Number 23.