Bloodied, distraught Brenda Martin (Moore) tells Detective Lorenzo Council (Jackson) she’s been carjacked by a black man, with her young son asleep in the stolen vehicle. As the search founders racial tensions in their community ignite, but Council’s gut tells him Brenda isn’t telling the whole story...
A prime example of what works in a book not working in a film, this quickly pisses away any sympathy we might have had for its characters.
Reviewed by Angie Errigo
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