Reginald Hudlin’s Boomerang, featuring a star-studded cast, celebrates its 30th anniversary by arriving on Blu-ray for the first time. Paramount has been releasing a number of Eddie Murphy films over the past few years onto Blu-ray or 4K UHD. A few came by way through Paramount Presents line but this isn’t one of them. Some of the more popular films ended up getting 4K releases after the recent Blu-rays so we’ll just have to see…"Boomerang Gets 30th Anniversary Blu-ray"
Native Son is a compelling film with strong performances but I can’t help but feel that something is lost in updating the story for present day. Like the novel its based on, Native Son is set in Chicago. Instead of the 1930s, Suzan-Lori Parks updates the story for a contemporary telling. Is this a good idea? I don’t know. I haven’t read the novel written by Richard Wright so I’m not in a position to compare the…"Native Son: Compelling, falls short"
The wildly outrageous Arizona is the result of what happens when a disgruntled client takes matters into his own hands during the housing crisis. Real estate agent Cassie (Rosemarie DeWitt) is working to make ends meet while raising her daughter, Morgan (Lolli Sorenson). It’s among the worst times in modern history to be a real estate agent but somebody has to do the job. She shares custody with her ex-husband, Scott (Luke Wilson). He’s since…"Arizona: The Housing Recession Gets Bloody"