director: Tyler Perry

Tyler Perrys Madea Goes to Jail

February 20, 2009
Tyler Perry does a wonderful job in his portrayal of Medea and once again the lovable woman is in an hilarious adventure. She has definite anger issues that causes her to wind up in jail. Even in jail, you can count on Medea voicing her opinion and no one gets away with bullying her. This is a [...]

Tyler Perrys The Family That Preys

September 12, 2008
This family does indeed "prey" on one another while one character named Alice Pratt (played by Alfre Woodard) prays to the Lord. Alice's two daughters, Andrea (Sanaa Lathan) and Pam (Taraji P. Henson) don't get along. Pam stands behind her husband Ben (Tyler Perry), a construction worker, but [...]

Tyler Perrys Meet the Browns

March 21, 2008
Tyler Perry always seems to tell a story that many families can relate to in today's society. This one deals with a single mom of three who is having a hard time making ends meet; she is about to lose her job, the electricity is shut off and she doesn't have enough money for food. When life seems [...]

Why Did I Get Married?

October 12, 2007
When I was asked to review this movie I did not know what to expect. But I have to admit it was more than I had hoped for. I am sure that a lot of people have asked the question that the title reveals from time to time in their lives. Tyler Perry has relayed an interesting story about four couples [...]

Tyler Perrys Daddys Little Girls

February 16, 2007
There are two things which make it easy to review a film at Dove: either the film easily misses being approved or it is approved easily. Then there is the film like this one: it is a near miss. There is a lot to like about this film. It shows a father who sincerely loves his three daughters and [...]

Madeas Family Reunion

February 24, 2006
This film was very funny in parts and very touching in other parts. It was also tragic in many aspects as lives were severely impacted by abuse, both physical and sexual. Madea has her head on straight and gives down-to-earth good advice. What is even more entertaining is that the advice is [...]