Reel Shorts | For Colored Girls

5 11 2010

This review first appeared in Jet Magazine.com. To read this review at its original source, click here.

Since his debut in 2005, writer/producer/director Tyler Perry has nurtured and maintained a loyal following with a series of popular films based on his stage plays that mix emotional characters, spirituality and comedy into a winning formula. His latest film, “For Colored Girls,” is an overly-talky drama featuring some strong individual performances that uplifts the ladies while treating the men as cinematic roadkill. Read the rest of this entry »





FilmGordon Radio | Tyler Perry

4 11 2010


Hollywood powerhouse, Tyler Perry—whose films to date have grossed more than $400 million worldwide—was a special guest on a special 90-minute version of “Keeping It Reel” with FilmGordon. Read the rest of this entry »





Conversation with . . . Janet Jackson

26 10 2010

by Kam Williams

Ready… Set… Action! Ms. Jackson
Global icon, trendsetter, businesswoman, and multi-talented entertainer, Janet Damita Jo Jackson is a woman who needs no introduction.  Her resume reveals an impressive combination of professional achievements and philanthropic endeavors, and she is currently ranked as one of the top ten best-selling solo artists in the history of contemporary music. Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Images | For Colored Girls

10 09 2010

Earlier this week, Lionsgate announced that they will shorten the title of Tyler Perry’s upcoming film to “For Colored Girls.” Now comes the release of eight teaser posters spotlighting various cast members. It appears that they are pulling out ALL of the stops for some potential awards season attention. Tell us what you think! Read the rest of this entry »





The Fall Movie Preview

10 09 2010

This feature first appeared in Jet Magazine.com. To read this review at its original source, click here.

As the dog days of summer come to an end, the big-budget blockbusters begin to make way for more serious, award-caliber fare. But for the first time in a decade, there are no fall releases garnering awards buzz that showcase Black actors. Read the rest of this entry »





Carey “Colored” No More!

27 05 2010

According to a report from People Magazine, Black Reel Award nominee Mariah Carey has pulled out of of the upcoming Tyler Perry’s “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf.” Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Talk | Janet Jackson

29 03 2010

Singer/actress Janet Jackson discusses her role in Tyler Perry’s upcoming film, “Why Did I Get Married Too?” Jackson discusses why she wanted to do the film, working with Perry and what audiences can expect. Read the rest of this entry »





Reel Clips | Why Did I Get Married Too?

29 03 2010


Margaritas

The cast of the 2007 hit film, “Why Did I Get Married” reassemble for the next chapter in their stormy story of several couples in the romantic comedy drama, Tyler Perry’s “Why Did I Get Married Too.” Read the rest of this entry »