Just Go With It: Sandler and Aniston Co-Star in Shallow, Derivative Sitcom (Film Review)

“The Big Lie” is a shopworn formula which has been recycled by countless television sitcoms since serving as the premise for almost every episode of I Love Lucy. The age-old theme typically revolves around a morally-compromised protagonist who ends up ensnared in an ever-expanding web of deception after telling a[...]

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Film Review: Tyler Perry’s ‘For Colored Girls’ With Whoopi Goldberg, Janet Jackson, Thandie Newton, Kimberly Elise

Black Feminist Classic Refreshed Courtesy of Tyler Perry Ntozake Shange’s For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf made a big splash when it debuted on Broadway back in the Seventies. The emotionally-draining “choreopoem” was essentially a series of soul-baring monologues plumbing the depths of the[...]

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