Opens Friday, November 5, 2010 | Runtime:2 hr. 0 min.
Some disturbing violence including a rape, sexual content and language
Based on Ntozake Shange's award-winning 1975 play, which consists of a series of poems performed through a cast of nameless women, known only by a color. It deals with such subjects as love, abandonment, rape, and abortion. It later morphed into an Emmy Award-nominated television special and is still being performed around the world.Read More
Cast: Kimberly Elise, Janet Jackson, Loretta Devine
This film is intense and you shouldn't go into it unless you have a box of Kleenex by your side and are ready to go into the darkest alleys of people's pain. Contrary to the title of this film, it is not and should not be limited to "colored girls". It should be shown to all of the colors of the rainbow and to both sexes because this poetic tapestry of pain is a human story. Even if it isn't yours, you should listen and learn from it. "Women give … more
FOR COLORED GIRLS Written and Directed by Tyler Perry Starring Janet Jackson, Anika Noni Rose, Thandie Newton, Kimberly Elise and Whoopi Goldberg Crystal: Part of me knows this is happening but part of me thinks I’m dreaming. Am I awake? Up until seeing FOR COLORED GIRLS, I had never seen a Tyler Perry film. I’m not a fan of men in fat suits dressed up as women and I’m not really the … more
I suppose when it comes down to it, sometimes you either like a director and his/her films or not, and with Tyler Perry, for me it's a not. I've not been a fan of his Medea films because the humor just doesn't appeal to me personally. Often the direction is too broad and the characters are mere cliches. Well, here Perry has shown that he can create a rather compelling drama, unfortunately he also has shown the same predilection for very broad direction and cliche characters. … more