You've probably heard a little about this on the web last week--headlines that read something like, "Tyler Perry Isn’t Just an Artless Hack, He’s a Scary Ideologue" from Jezebel.com or "Tyler Perry's Temptation Rape Problem" from Ebony.com. And, you've probably guessed it, the notorious filmmaker has a new movie out and folks are NOT loving it.
Not only are they not praising it
On today's episode we also discussed the late Roger Ebert's influence on not only black films but films in general--how he made film criticism accessible and held others in his field accountable for biases held against certain films.
Lastly, Tim Gordon from "Keeping It Reel" calls in to talk about the new documentary on freedom fighter Angela Davis, Free Angela and All Political Prisoners (in theaters now) and our co-host Rebecca raves about the upcoming Jackie Robinson film, 42 (in theaters this Friday). Catch a recap below: