is a Bruce Willis
suspense thriller with an overly convoluted plot and lots of violence and a 35% rating on Rotten Tomatoes
. The story is one where a hostage negotiator must resolve a hostage crisis while his own family is also being held hostage because some clandestine organization has a vested interest in the situation. It seems their bookkeeper is one of the hostages, and they desperately want the data he possesses.
Roger Ebert gave the movie three stars
. I have to agree. The film kept me in suspense. It is a thrilling and highly stylized movie.
The movie might invite comparison to Die Hard
, but it also reminded me of Firewall
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