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For Colored Girls (movie)

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  • Is 'For Colored Girls' a double-edged sword for Tyler Perry?

    The release on Friday of "For Colored Girls," the movie version of Ntozake Shange's landmark play "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf," is generating a lot of excitement, particularly among fans of the play....
  • 'Dear White People' a rare Black youth comedy with nuanced characters

    MINNEAPOLIS It's rare lately to see a college movie with a predominantly black cast that isn't focused on a campus dance-off or a football team. "Dear White People" moves in a deliciously new direction. Writer/director Justin Simien's debut is an...

    'Dear White People' dishes out the satire to black and white alike

    "Satire is the weapon of reason" is the punch line to writer-director Justin Simien's flip and hip satire, "Dear White People." Here's a race-based/race-baiting comedy that tackles issues of identity and sensitivity head on, a debut film that brashly...

    Review: 'You're Not You' ★★

    Review: 'You're Not You' ★★
    Hilary Swank's latest transformative performance has her taking on the doomed descent of someone suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. ALS is probably best-known these days as the Ice Bucket Challenge disease. If that's a glib way of...

    Indie Focus: 'Night Catches Us' examines the Black Panthers circa 1976

    Indie Focus: 'Night Catches Us' examines the Black Panthers circa 1976
    Recent films such as "Carlos," "The Baader Meinhof Complex" and "Che" have looked at the blowback and aftermath of the revolutionary adventures of the 1960s and '70s across Europe and South America. With "Night Catches Us" writer-director Tanya Hamilton...