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Cast: Danny McBride (Pineapple Express, "Vice Principals"), Rosemarie DeWitt (La La Land, Rachel Getting Married), Luke Wilson (Old School, The Royal Tenenbaums), Elizabeth Gillies ("Dynasty," "Victorious”), Kaitlin Olson ("It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," Finding Dory) and David Alan Grier (“In Living Color,” “The Carmichael Show”)

Director: Jonathan Watson

Genre: Comedy/Thriller

Year: 2018

Rating: NR

Set in the midst of the 2009 housing crisis, this darkly comedic story follows Cassie Fowler, a single mom and struggling realtor whose life goes off the rails when she witnesses a murder.

'Arizona' tells the story of Cassie, a single mom and real estate agent. It is 2009 and she is struggling to keep things together. Just when she thinks things can't get any worse her problems quickly go from bad to worse when Sonny, a disgruntled client attacks and kills her boss and then takes her hostage. Things slowly get worse when the body count continues to climb as Sonny goes further and further over the edge.

'Arizona' is a cat and mouse thriller and on the surface it isn't all that different from any other thriller like it but it stands on its own due to the fact that it is a dark comedy as well. The film has a nasty streak to it and at times it is brutal and violent. But it is also sprinkled with dark humor throughout and a lot it is LOL funny.

What makes the film even better is the cast, Danny McBride is cast perfectly here, he is nuts and funny at the same time. Rosemarie DeWitt is also terrific as Cassie, she plays off McBride's comical and violent character perfectly and they both have great chemistry together. The film also stars, Luke Wilson as Cassie's ex-husband and David Alan Grier who has a cameo in the film as a cop. His appearance is brief but it is hilarious and violent.

'Arizona' is the feature film directorial debut of, Jonathan Watson. He does a great job keeping the film moving at a brisk pace while mixing the violence and humor together perfectly. I look forward to seeing what he does next.

The film isn't perfect and it doesn't break any new ground but it is an entertaining thriller that will have you laughing out loud several times during the film. If you like your comedy dark then this is the film for you and if nothing else it is worth seeing for Danny McBride alone. 'Arizona' will be available on DVD, Blu-ray and Ultra High-Definition 4K/Blu-ray Combo on October 16, 2018 so be sure to check it out. There is lots to like about the film and I am sure you will find it to be as enjoyable as I did.

Released by RLJE Films

*** 3/4 Out Of *****