Fittingly enough for a holiday release, a gimmicky trifle that doesn't work the way it's supposed to. Regular guy Johnny Depp is returning from his wife's funeral with his adorable daughter in tow. Next thing he knows, nasty Christopher Walken and vicious Roma
Maffia have snatched the child and presented him with a monstrous choice: He can murder nice California Governor Marsha Mason or kiss his little girl good-bye. Just why two diabolical masterminds think that recruiting a mild-mannered, gun-shy accountant is the best way to assassinate a politician
is only the first of many annoying questions raised by John Badham's ambitious, misconceived film. The gimmick? Th...