Even though the DVD market is shrinking, there’s doesn’t seem to be any let up in the number of straight-to-DVD black films. Granted none of them could be considered a masterpiece, but there has to be a strong and steady market for them or else they wouldn’t keep churning them out.
And of the latest ones is the rom-com/drama Contradictions of the Heart with an all star cast including LisaRaye, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, (the other) Vanessa Williams, the guy who used to be on New York Undercover, (no not Malik Yoba, the Latino one) and, of course, the ever present Clifton Powell, still the hardest working man (that is neck and neck with Tony Todd) in show business.
The film deals with “a bartender, a party girl, a group of girlfriends and four buddies who all wind up at the same nightclub looking for a good time. What they don’t realize is that by the end of the evening their lives will never be the same.” What happens to cause that I couldn’t tell you.
The film comes on on DVD April 24th from E One Entertainment and here’s the trailer: