Quick Review: For Colored Girls
Madea creator Perry's heart is in the right place with this adaptation of Ntozake Shange's 1975 stage play.
Director: Tyler Perry
Cast: Kimberley Elise, Janet Jackson, Lorette Devine, Thandie Newton, Whoopi Goldberg, Macy Gray
But the film highlights his weaknesses and melodramatic tendencies rather than bringing the relevance and power of the original into the 21st century.