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FILM REVIEW: Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “Perry’s script relies on infidelity, rivalries, bawdy language, lust and the usual dollop of betrayal. In other circumstances, the turmoil would be funny and engaging. Not so much here…” […read more]

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FILM REVIEW: Vice

NNPA NEWSWIRE — If the long list of characters seems vaguely familiar… Vice will set you straight. Not only does it give a closeup view of Dick Cheney and his agenda, it threads together all the people and machinations that led the country into a misguided war in the aftermath of 9/11 and a severe financial crisis. […read more]

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Box Office: Has Madea Lost Her Mojo?

[Moviefone] Turns out there are no exceptions to screenwriter WIlliam Goldman’s famous adage about Hollywood: “Nobody knows anything.” Even the supposed Madea exception — that any Tyler Perry movie in which he puts the name of his gun-toting granny character in the title is guaranteed an opening Read More

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Winfrey and Perry: A Match Made at OWN

by Gail Choice Special to the NNPA from Our Weekly His first dramatic series, “The Haves and Have Nots” premiered May 28. The hourlong drama series became OWN’s most watched premiere show to date. And the comedy-driven “Love Thy Neighbor” premiered the following night, May Read More

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Oprah Turns to Black Viewers For OWN

Black viewers have caused a spike in viewership for Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network, according to Black America Web. As a result of programs like “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s” (734,000 viewers) “Iyanla: Fix My Life” (742,000 viewers) and high-profile guests including Whitney Houston’s daughter, Bobbi Kristina (3.5 million Read More

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Tyler Perry Set to Close Deal on Alex Cross Sequel

[BET News] The new action-thriller Alex Cross, which stars Tyler Perry and hits theaters today, hasn’t proven itself and already a deal is in the works for a sequel. Bestselling author James Patterson’s crime novel Double Cross is being looked at for the second movie starring Tyler Perry as the beloved Washington, D.C., detective. Perry’s version Read More