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Review: For Colored Girls

Can a mid-'70s play consisting of 20 monologues delivered by seven women survive the transition to movie screens in 2010? The short answer: not if it's adapted by Tyler Perry.
Tyler Perry turns Ntozake Shange’s “choreopoem” into . . . a Tyler Perry movie.
By BRETT MICHEL  |  October 30, 2010

Review: Mother And Child

Elizabeth is a city-hopping attorney with plenty of career drive and no attachments — she treats her lovers with black-widow disdain.
Working through cinematic mother issues
By TOM MEEK  |  May 14, 2010

Lakeview Terrace

LaBute tries to engage issues of race, class, and gender in this potboiler, but his usual vitriol gives way to blood in the swimming pool.
Full of entrapping clichés
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 23, 2008

Autumn peeves

With pundits already reading political significance into summer blockbusters like The Dark Knight (“Is Batman a stand-in for George Bush? Discuss.”), the meatier movies of fall arrive not a moment too soon.
Films with a full agenda
By PETER KEOUGH  |  September 08, 2008

The girls of summer

It’s summer, so no one’s surprised at the onslaught of sequels, adaptations, or even movies based on toys. But films with Oscar-caliber women’s roles?
The season for blockbusters, sequels, and . . . great roles for women?
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 18, 2007

I Think I Love My Wife

Chris Rock as a sensitive Manhattan investment banker with two kids?
It'd take a miracle
By CHRIS WANGLER  |  March 15, 2007


Spring loaded

It’s spring, and Hollywood has to get the kinks out of its system before it can focus on the business at hand: the sequels of summer.
Working out the kinks
By PETER KEOUGH  |  March 12, 2007

Little Man

The Wayans brothers grind out another hip-hop farce in questionable taste. Watch the trailer for Little Man (QuickTime) 
How did they make him so small?
By TOM MEEK  |  July 19, 2006