Tyler Perry
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The Best Female Film Performances of 2010
4 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM

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.

The Guilty Pleasure Films of 2010
3 Jan 2011 // 4:00 PM

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.


'For Colored Girls': Dead Mice Fall From My Mouth
5 Nov 2010 // 1:12 AM

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

Tyler Perrys Daddys Little Girls (2007)
14 Feb 2007 // 8:00 PM

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


The 10 Best Films in Tyler Perry's Creative Canon
26 Jun 2012 // 1:00 AM

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

Of Perry and Poetry
4 Nov 2010 // 1:15 AM

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.


Tyler Perry says he didn't use white actors to appeal to a different audience
19 Sep 2008 // 3:33 AM

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

//Mixed media

Ruby Amanfu Stirs the Heart at Rockwood (Photos) + "Shadow on the Wall" Video

// Notes from the Road

"Ruby Amanfu possess a beautiful, smokey voice that can elicit tears. Watch her video for "Shadow on the Wall" and catch her on tour.

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