For Colored Girls
Reviewed in November 2010
Director: Tyler Perry. Cast: Loretta Devine, Kimberly Elise, Whoopi Goldberg, Janet Jackson, Thandie Newton, Phylicia Rashad, Anika Noni Rose, Tessa Thompson, Kerry Washington, Macy Gray, Michael Ealy, Omari Hardwick, Hill Harper, Khalil Kain, Richard Lawson, Jaycee Williams, Thomas "Deuce" Jessup, Rayna Tharani, Michael Cory Davis, Jason Graham, Karen Slack. Screenplay: Tyler Perry (based on the dramatic choreopoem by Ntozake Shange).
Twitter Capsule: Rich acting, potent experience, but tone and structure risk portraying black womanhood as its own Inland Empire.

Photo © 2010 Lionsgate Films/Tyler Perry Studios
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C+

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