Diary of a White Lady Trying to Write About Tyler Perry

I think Tyler Perry is a bad artist. He is bad at art. He tries to make movies that are good, but he makes movies that are bad, and sometimes his movies are bad in a way that I consider dangerous. Perry constructs his own moral code and then punishes women (black women), violently, for violating it. He exploits rape… » 4/19/13 4:30pm 4/19/13 4:30pm

Tyler Perry Isn't Just an Artless Hack, He's a Scary Ideologue

There are a lot of things to laugh at in Tyler Perry's Temptation: Kim Kardashian's attempts to move and talk at the same time, Vanessa Williams's fake French accent for no reason (hoh-hoh-hohhh!), the alien dialogue, the blunt-force moralizing, the sheer ineptitude of Perry's filmmaking. (Worth noting: None of… » 4/03/13 6:06pm 4/03/13 6:06pm

The Meanest Lines About Kim Kardashian's Acting in Temptation

I'm not sure I'll ever regret anything as intensely as I regret not going to a screening of Temptation (full title: Tyler Perry Presents Tyler Perry's Temptation: True Confessions of Tyler Perry's Golden Money Clip, or, "Feed Me Your Money, Mommy, I'm Hungry!": The Movie) so that I could write a review of it. How did… » 4/01/13 6:00pm 4/01/13 6:00pm