Tyler Perry's new film could be an Adam Sandler comedy. But perhaps of greater interest is the fact that this film is color-blind. In essence, the Peeples family could helm from any upper crust American family, regardless of race, though class is evident.
In Temptation, Jurnie Smollett-Bell plays a dissatisfied marriage counselor working in a millionaire match-making firm under the supervision of CEO Janice, played by Vanessa Williams. In our sit-down, the actress revealed her thoughts on what makes a healthy marriage.
As a man who grew up in an urban environment that is now attending college at a fine Ivy League institution, I would like to let you know that I am not aspiring to become the controlling, manipulative and reckless psychopath that you continue to depict such men of color in your films.
The latest blossom in the garden of Web series created by African Americans is Scheherazade, an unscripted series chronicling the lives of a group of black women in their twenties and thirties.
For the life of me, I just can't get the ending to Tyler Perry's Temptation out of my head. It's become an unhealthy obsession. Please understand: I don't dislike Tyler Perry. But I dislike the ending to Tyler Perry's Temptation very much. So let's go ahead and spoil it.
It's been hard to keep this one under wraps but I'm about to embark on an exciting new chapter in my career and wanted to share it with my HuffPost family first and foremost before our official announcement tomorrow.
Everyone knows who Gen. Douglas MacArthur was. But Gen. Bonner Fellers? Not so much. So when actor Matthew Fox took on the role of Fellers in Emperor, which opened in limited release March 8, he figured the interpretation was up to him.
I will give Spike Lee his props. I will give John Singleton his respect. But directors such as Tyler Perry and many others who continue to profit from such slander and stereotype of the black population should be held responsible for such backlash that comes from Django.
Now we continue our 'the films of 2012' lists with another favorite, the underrated! And as always, this list won't just be good films that were labeled as "bad," but also mediocre films that got unfairly pounded, or genuinely bad films that nonetheless deserved credit for one element or another.
Tyler Perry has built a remarkable career and media empire. I think he'll survive one small blip on the radar screen of his success. He has survived a lot worse in his life.
As Americans prepare to go to the polls, the airwaves are littered with paid advertising of the crassest and most manipulative kind. Political issues ...
Ben Affleck is clearly one of the top directors working today in the realm of 'the kind of film they don't make anymore' and he may end up with an Oscar or two in a few months.
As you're reading this, a very bad movie that goes by the title of Alex Cross is playing in a theater somewhere near you. Alex Cross stars Tyler Perry (Star Trek) as the man who has his name in the title of this very bad movie. Is there any fathomable reason that you should spend the money that you earn working a job that you don't particularly care for just for chance to have some semblance of enjoyment in your free time (and food)?
Alex Cross, which opens this week, represents an early breakthrough in Kerry Williamson's bustling career. I asked Williamson about the process of adapting and relaunching James Patterson's massive series for the big screen.
This week's episode of America's Next Top Model ran the gamut in terms of genre, throwing us everything from mean girls to Tyler Perry to zombies. There's something for everyone!
Comedies in which women talk dirty and act stupid and horny -- is this such a hard to genre to get right?