REVIEW: HERE AND NOW
“Sarah Jessica Parker shines” (Indiewire) in the powerful and
affecting drama HERE AND NOW, arriving on DVD January 22, 2019
from Paramount Home Media Distribution.
HERE AND NOW premiered at
the Tribeca Film Festival and marks the theatrical feature
debut of director Fabien Constant (Mademoiselle C). The
film was written by Laura Eason (“House of Cards”).
An intimate and emotional story of a woman (Parker)
reconciling her life choices during one fateful day, HERE
AND NOW features an all-star cast including Simon Baker
(The Devil Wears Prada, “The Mentalist”), Common (Selma,
Suicide Squad), Taylor Kinney (“Chicago Fire”), Waleed
Zuaiter (20th Century Women, Sex and the City 2), with
Jacqueline Bisset (Murder on the Orient Express) and Renée
Zellweger (Chicago, Bridget Jones’ Diary).
HERE AND NOW DVD includes the film in standard definition,
as well as the featurette “Here and Now: A Diagnosis of
Story,” in which Sarah Jessica Parker, Common and the cast
and crew discuss the story and making of the film.
SYNOPSIS: Vivienne (Parker), is an established singer with a successful music career. On the eve of a major performance, Vivienne receives some life-altering news that causes her to reevaluate her priorities. As she crisscrosses the busy streets of New York City, she tries to balance her upcoming music tour, family, and friends. Through interaction with her overbearing mother, Jeanne (Bisset), her long-time manager, Ben (Common), and her ex-husband, Nick (Baker), Vivienne strives to make peace with the decisions and sacrifices she’s made along the way.
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,
Widescreen (2.40:1) 16x9
English SDH,Spanish, French
“Here and Now: A Diagnosis of Story,”