The Bounce Back Should Bring Real Thinking Film Back


Shemar Moore raised over $630,000 on Indiegogo (a campaign that was featured on this blog) to help fund his feature film “The Bounce Back,” which he stars in and also executive produces. He says his, ‘BabyGirls, Fans, n Homies’ helped bring  this film to light and he is immensely thankful.

The movie revolves around  relationship guru and best-selling author finds himself falling for the licensed therapist who questions his methods.Father, author and relationship expert Matthew Taylor is on a whirlwind book tour promoting his new best seller, The Bounce Back. He’s got it all figured out until he meets the acerbic Kristin Peralta, a talk show circuit therapist who’s convinced he’s nothing but a charlatan. Matthew’s life is turned upside down when he inadvertently falls for Kristin and has to face the painful truth of his past relationship.

Shemar brings a film to the screen that is long overdue and worthy of viewers. Here are a few reasons why  this movie should inspire others.

#1- The film is a welcome breath of fresh air. In most  romantic comedies all the emphasis is on having a good time. Everyone has to have fun in some way every day. This film actually shows people working for a living. They are actually hustling for a dollar. It is long overdue that we see  mature adults working and maintaining homes  and responsibilities.

#2 A Strong involved father figure is displayed.  Matthew Taylor’s role as a father is a welcome change. WONDERFUL!  Mathew’s interaction with his daughter is wonderful. He is not buffoonish, or ill advised but a hands on savvy man who love s his child.

#3 Entertainment can be a useful tool, and the best teachers and organizations utilize it to engage audiences and present complex ideas in creative and thought-provoking ways. The film has a great thought provoking message.  It challenges how quickly we are to celebrate the salacious and not look deeper. There is an interesting thread that  weaves its way through the film that makes a commentary on how ‘smart’ we think we are as a people.We ascribe value and meaning to things that are more captivating regardless of accuracy or truth.

Please do yourself a favor and go and watch this film. It’s worth every minute. Our consumer mindset has trained us to believe that if something isn’t to our liking, we can find a better product that is quick fix. This film  takes all three e’s. It’s  engaging, entertaining and enlightening.

The film hits theaters on December 9 and boasts a superior cast of  Michael Beach, Bill Belamy and Nadine Velasquez to uphold Shemar’s vision.


Watch the trailer below:

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