Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Tyler Perry

  • A Jazzman’s Blues, Tyler Perry finds his groove

    A Jazzman’s Blues, Tyler Perry finds his groove

    Tyler Perry is not my favorite. But A Jazzman’s Blues looked different from his usual fare. I thought I’d take a look. If I didn’t like it, I’d just switch off and move on. It was different. And that difference resulted in a very good story about love and tragedy in the Jim Crow era.

  • Review: Don’t Look Up. Wait, do look up!

    Review: Don’t Look Up. Wait, do look up!

    Don’t Look Up is a laugh-out-loud satire about real events that haven’t happened yet. It’s true but painfully so. It paints a portrait of a society gone mad and a world hurtling toward doom. In other words, it’s us right now.

  • Review: A Fall from Grace

    Review: A Fall from Grace

    A Fall from Grace is a 2020 release from Tyler Perry’s Studio in Atlanta. The main stars of this suspenseful mystery are women. There are some spoilers ahead.

  • Review: For Colored Girls

    Review: For Colored Girls

    For Colored Girls is a brilliant work of art. The film was released in 2010, but I just saw it. I was blown away by the breathtaking language and the heartfelt performances.

  • Review: Brain on Fire

    Review: Brain on Fire

    Brain on Fire is the true story of Susannah Cahalan, who underwent a frightening series of physical and behavioral changes at the age of 24. She was a reporter at the New York Post and should have been at the peak of her health and working hard to advance her career.