By Guest Contributor Carolyn Edgar; originally published at CarolynEdgar.com TRIGGER WARNING A week after rapper Rick Ross found himself in hot water over a lyric that was said to promote date rape, producer and director Tyler Perry found himself facing questions about a scene in his latest movie, Tyler Perry’s Temptation, in which a character appears to be forced …
Lance Gross Talks To Bossip About Kim K, Tyler Perry And More Resident chocolate eye candy Lance Gross was seen on the scene in NYC over the weekend at the Tribeca Film Institute’s Heineken Filmmaker Party honoring a host of
Joshua Alston has a terrific piece at the AV Club about how white critics have treated Tyler Perry movies and television shows. He argues that there’s been a strong tendency to treat Perry with deference because white critics either feel a need to extent points to Perry given that he’s one of the primary filmmakers [...]
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. Show More Summary
Tyler Perry Says Orlando Jones As Madea Not Happening Earlier this month, actor Orlando Jones released a statement claiming that he would be replacing Tyler Perry as the infamous cross-dressing grandmother character Madea. Well, Tyler Perry is now speaking
They've offered analyses that, while largely negative, skip across the surface and ignore the depth, Joshua Alston argues in a piece for A.V. Club. At the end of March, Temptation: Confessions Of A Marriage Counselor hit theaters, bringing the number of films written and directed by Tyler Perry to 13 in just over seven years. Show More Summary
At the end of March, Temptation: Confessions Of A Marriage Counselor hit theaters, bringing the number of films written and directed by Tyler Perry to 13 in just over seven years. Like Perry’s films always do, Temptation dropped into...Show More Summary
ASCAP Recently, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) announced that they will be honoring Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith with the prestigious ASCAP Founders Award during its 30th annual Pop Music...Show More Summary
"Tyler Perry's Temptation left me emotionally pained, angry and disappointed. Mr. Perry, a brilliant film maker, missed a genuine opportunity for honest and accurate community education around HIV. Instead, Temptation perpetuated HIV sensationalism and stigma. Show More Summary
Tyler Perry, watch your back. Juvie takes it to the stage in his new video for “I’m Good At What I Do.” The production value isn’t much worse than “Mama [...]
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - After 40 years with one of the biggest rock bands in the United States, Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler and guitarist Joe Perry are finally being honored for their songwriting.
Queen O reprises her heartfelt 'Color Purple' film role in a blatant consumerist ploy with the help of Tyler Perry's fictional character read more
If you guys were hoping I’d stop being obsessed with the minutiae of Tyler Perry, you may have to skip this post. I continue to be fascinated with the cult [...] The post Tyler Perry only cooks on motivational stoves appeared first on FilmDrunk.
Mark Anthony Neal joins Marc Lamont Hill to discuss the notion that Tyler Perry feels as though his movies are more like Public Service Announcements. Neal teaches African American Studies at Duke University and is the author of the new book Looking for Leroy: Illegible Black Masculinities (NYU Press)
The announcement was more low-key than a typical Tyler Perry production, but during a recent interview with "Entertainment Tonight"'s Rocsi Diaz (also a New Orleans native), Perry let word leak about a planned studio expansion. But it...Show More Summary
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.
HuffPost Live Despite his remarkable box office success, Tyler Perry continues to be the target of intense criticism for his controversial storylines, stereotypical characters & problematic politics. Is this a case of legitimate critique...Show More Summary
Listen on the player above, or download this week’s episode as an mp3 here (right-click, “save as.”) The Frotcast comes a day early this week! This week, we all (ALL [...] The post Frotcast 147: Room 237, Tyler Perry’s newsletters, and Laremy appeared first on FilmDrunk.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Singer Justin Timberlake continued his reign at the top of the Billboard 200 album chart for the third consecutive week on Wednesday, keeping new entries by The Band Perry and Tyler, The Creator from the coveted No. 1 slot.
Spoiler Alert!! I am going to reveal quite a bit of this movie in this piece. If you plan to see this film, read this post later on. Also, keep in mind that this is strictly an opinion piece. Read more...