Mekhi Phifer

For generations, a Sunday dinner of tasty soul food has been a tradition in Big Mama`s home in suburban Chicago. Sunday dinner is when the family can get together - all except Uncle Pete who lives in seclusion in an upstairs room. The family...
Curtis Hanson's direction makes you care about these people, all of them.
Jimmy Smith Jr., known as Rabbit, lives in the 8 Mile district of Detroit. His mother, Stephanie, lives in a trailer with her little daughter, and sometimes Rabbit lives there too, but he can't stand Stephanie's latest lover. Rabbit hangs out...
Much, much more could have been made of the film's suburban setting and its suburban characters.
The idea of a bad remake of a classic film? It's almost too scary to contemplate, especially if said classic is in your personal pantheon. The question always begs, why remake something that is perfect? The answer of course is money, 'updating...