A boy and his two friends venture into the tough streets of East Oakland to retrieve a pair of stolen sneakers in the edgy drama Kicks. The gritty tale from Focus World, available now on Digital HD and On Demand, comes to Blu-ray™ and DVD on December 6, 2016 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. The Blu-ray™ and DVD feature bonus content, including interviews with the cast as well as an official photo gallery that gives viewers an in-depth look inside the film’s unique style – which earned it the Best Cinematography award at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival – and a deeper understanding of the story.
SYNOPSIS: 15-year-old Brandon (Jahking Guillory) longs for a pair of the freshest sneakers that money can buy – to help him escape the reality of being poor and picked on by everyone. Working hard to finally get the Kicks shoes, he finds they have made him a target after they are promptly snatched by a local hood. Brandon and his two best friends embark on a dangerous and exciting journey where nothing is as simple as it seems in this unique and memorable coming-of-age story. The cast includes Mahershala Ali (Marvel’s Luke Cage).
The film is
presented in widescreen in a 2.40:1 aspect ration preserving its
theatrical format. The picture is just flawless. Not only the
picture looks great in this release, also the sound it is good,
a 5.1 Dolby Digital in English that provides a good complement
to the picture. It also includes English,
and Spanish subtitles.
Widescreen (2.40:1) 16x9
English DTS:X/DVS 2.0 Dolby Digital, DTS Digital Surround 5.1,
Spanish and French
English SDH, Spanish, French
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Kicks: One-on-One – The cast discusses the
story at the core of Kicks.