by Helena Andrews onSeptember 22, 2010
I read the book over and over again when I was a kid. Now I've watched the movie trailer over and over again. And I am afraid. Very afraid.
August 11, 2010
Isaiah Mustafa "transferred" from For Colored Girls to Madea.
by Nsenga Burton onAugust 5, 2010
There's a reason Tyler Perry and Lee Daniels are the ones we see making movies about the lives of African-American women.
June 21, 2010
The Boondocks takes down Madea.
May 24, 2010
Tyler Perry has made less than a million overseas. He's looking to change that.
May 6, 2010
This Mother's Day and beyond, we're celebrating the many lovely -- and often troubled -- black mother-daughter relationships portrayed in films. To create the list, we asked our Facebook and Twitter family for their favorites. Guess how many star Alfre Woodard?
by Dr. Todd Boyd onApril 26, 2010
There's a reason why there's never been an adaptation of an August Wilson play at the multiplex. When it comes to the lives of black folks, Hollywood--and the movie-going audience--doesn't do complicated, nuanced or subtle.
April 4, 2010
You can't be too much of a snob about films like Why Did I Get Married, Too because they serve a need.
April 4, 2010
You can't be too much of a snob about Tyler Perry films because they serve a need.
February 27, 2010
Precious, Tyler Perry, score trophies at annual event.
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