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Features

Tuesday, January 4 2011

The Best Female Film Performances of 2010

The ladies really lit up the big screen, delivering the kind of brilliant acting work that makes picking a mere 20 that much more difficult, let alone unearthing a clear number one.


Monday, January 3 2011

The Guilty Pleasure Films of 2010

A collection of 10 films that make us feel bad for loving them so - though we can easily defend each and every one... we think.


Monday, September 8 2008

Talk, Talk, Talk: September 2008

From wars both past and present to a number of nail-biting thrillers, September is sizing up as a potentially profitable one.


Reviews

Friday, November 5 2010

'For Colored Girls': Dead Mice Fall From My Mouth

Adapting Ntozake Shange's 1975 choreopoem, For Colored Girls is both too literal and surprisingly clueless.


Wednesday, February 14 2007

Tyler Perrys Daddys Little Girls (2007)

A disappointingly outsized villain, Jenny fills up what would have been Madea's space, only she's not so strong, entertaining, or even convincing.


Blogs

Tuesday, June 26 2012

The 10 Best Films in Tyler Perry's Creative Canon

Love him or fail to legitimize him, but Tyler Perry is the most powerful man in Hollywood. Here are 10 telling reasons why.


Thursday, November 4 2010

Of Perry and Poetry

For Colored Girls is strikingly different. It is obtuse, off-kilter, undeniably arresting and performed with a kind of acting gusto unseen in recent films. Everyone here is terrific, teary-eyed and true to the measure of Shange's words.


News

Friday, September 19 2008

Tyler Perry says he didn't use white actors to appeal to a different audience

Unlikely movie mogul Tyler Perry created his own industry with flicks such as "Tyler Perry's Diary of a Mad Black Woman," "Tyler Perry's Madea's Family


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