Parents' Guide to

Boomerang

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Movie sequel has strong content, challenges stereotypes.

TV BET Comedy 2019
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This series feels both relaxed and refined when comparing it to the outlandish 1992 Eddie Murphy film. But the adaptation stays true to the original by featuring a story that remains committed to personal exploration and black excellence. While the humor is more subtle, it is still there, but in a way that appeals to more contemporary audiences. Fans of the 1992 film might be disappointed with the lack of iconic characters and crazy moments that made it a success. But Boomerang feels surprisingly honest, thanks to a strong cast that underscores the way young black adults may be thinking about their place in the world today.

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