Blu-ray, DVD Release: Cardboard Boxer

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Nov. 15, 2016
Price: DVD $14.99, Blu-ray $29.98
Studio: Well Go USA


Academy Award nominees Thomas Haden Church (Sideways) and Terrence Howard (Hustle & Flow) star in the 2016 drama Cardboard Boxer, a tale of loss, redemption and friendship.

Thomas Haden Church in Cardboard Boxer

Thomas Haden Church in Cardboard Boxer

Church plays Willie, a good man living rough on the dangerous streets of Los Angeles’ Skid Row, who finds himself coerced by two rich teenagers into fighting other homeless men for cash. Stuck in a violent world he doesn’t fully understand; Willie finds solace when he discovers the discarded diary of a troubled young girl.

Written and directed by Knate Gwaltney, the movie also stars Boyd Holbrook (TV’s Narcos), Rhys Wakefield (Endless Love) and musician Macy Gray.

It received a limited theatrical release in September, 2016 to so-so notices from the critics, earning a 5.2/10 rating at aggregator Rotten Tomatoes based on seven published reviews.

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Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.