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For Colored Girls Movie Review

Ntozake Shange's Rainbow

Cheryl Wills | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Cheryl Wills

Ntozake Shange foresaw the "Leisa Jones" of the world more than thirty years ago, which is why so many of us consider the author's work a sort of Holy Grail.

Somebody, Anybody but Tyler Perry Sing a Black Girl's Song

Bassey Ikpi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bassey Ikpi

Tyler Perry never gives his audience a chance to "get" the message. He wants to deliver it, wrapped in a cannon ball and shot across the room, but the poems in For Colored Girls need to breathe on their own.

The 'Colored Girls' House of Pain

Esther Iverem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Esther Iverem

When it comes to what he puts on the big and small screen, no one can accuse Tyler Perry of avoiding controversy. His latest production, a film versi...

HuffPost Review: For Colored Girls

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Saying that For Colored Girls is the most disciplined, least clownish film that Tyler Perry has made -- his best film to date -- is faint praise indeed. And that's how it's meant.