A young black man is shot dead for no reason by police. His father, a judge, wants justice.
What a timely dramatic premise, this looked to be great from the outside, it starts off really great too. Then, it just slides downhill. The production looks a bit cheap. The story gets a bit too far-fetched. The ending is a downer.
Almost no one shows any real sympathy for the families at all, which seems a little unlikely. I know they want to isolate the character and drive them to do what they ultimately do, but it doesn't seem realistic.
John Cusack, who appears for maybe a total of ten minutes overall, what are you doing in this movie? You'd be better off doing a sitcom than accepting tiny roles in lesser movies like this.