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Critics Gave Tyler Perry ‘For Colored Girls’ Movie Mediocre Reviews

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Critics gave Tyler Perry ‘For Colored Girls’ movie mediocre reviews. Lionsgate released their new Tyler Perry branded drama flick “For Colored Girls” into theaters today,and most of the top movie critics didn’t have great things to say about it. However,a few of them liked it.

The movie stars: Janet Jackson, Loretta Devine, Michael Ealy, Kimberly Elise, Omari Hardwick, Hill Harper, Thandie Newton, Phylicia Rashad, Anika Noni Rose, Tessa Thompson, Kerry Washington, Whoopi Goldberg, Macy Gray, Khalil Kain,and Richard Lawson.

Wesley Morris at the Boston Globe gave it a B-. He said, “The audience I saw it with didn’t seem to know whether to clap when it was over or start taking Lipitor.” Roger Ebert at the Chicago Sun-Times gave it a B-. He said, “Perry tries to be faithful to the play and also to his own boldly and simply told stories, and the two styles don’t fit together. Read more »