November 12, 2009
Lee Daniels' film? Brilliant. The Oprah-fied pitch? Not so much.
October 19, 2009
But you still need to go see Lee Daniels’ brilliant, powerful new film about a Harlem black girl in trouble.
by Aymar Jean Christian onOctober 14, 2009
Forget the boob tube. Some of the most avant-garde black programming is heading straight to the Web.
September 23, 2009
Books by black women about black women are being turned into films and are headed to a screen near you. And they star black women too.
September 22, 2009
While you ask "Why?" Perry asks, "Why not?"
by Thembi Ford onSeptember 22, 2009
He's just not good enough for Ntozake Shange.
September 11, 2009
I can't think of anyone better to adapt Ntozake Shange’s play “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enufthan Tyler Perry.
September 8, 2009
Tyler Perry’s need to prove he can make "art" with Ntozake Shange's choreopoem For Colored Girls is embarrassing.
June 1, 2009
Lee makes some valid points about Perry, but Lee's not exempt from his own regressive image making.
by Gary Dauphin onJanuary 7, 2009
Tyler Perry, Rev. Wright and the end of the chitlin circuit.
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