Despite the way it's being marketed, this isn't an thigh-slapping Eddie Murphy comedy: It's some kind of Capra-esque fable about the moral redemption of a cable shopping network executive named Ricky Hayman (Jeff Goldblum), with occasional laughs. Ricky
is on the ropes: Unable to move enough tacky doormats and laundry detergent holders to please his boss (Robert Loggia), the original killer capitalist, and forced to work with go-getting new kid Kate Newall (Kelly Preston), he's two weeks away from being fired and losing his flashy car, Florida
condo, stylish clothes and shaky self-image. Enter G (Murphy), whom Kate and Ricky discover kissing the grass alongside a ...