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Black and Blue is an action thriller directed by Deon Taylor from a screenplay by Peter A. Dowling.  Unsure if I wanted to see this movie, I decided to go after a few family members told me they enjoyed it.  The film follows a rookie police officer who goes on the run after she witnesses two corrupt police officers murder an informant/drug dealer. Usually not my cup of tea, but it was well done.

Black and Blue opens in the year 2019 when a U.S. Army veteran Alicia West (Naomie Harris) returns to her hometown in New Orleans.  Now back, she is recruited into the city’s police department. Alicia is reminded by her new partner Officer Kevin Jennings (Reid Scott) about the differences of residing in the community where she grew up and being a police officer servicing that same neighborhood.  The two officers seemed to have a relatively…

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