Tyler Perry’s poetic opus For Colored Girls (2010), based on the 1975 play For Colored Girls who Have Considered
Suicide when the Rainbow is Enuff (try saying that three times fast), touches on some heavy issues-- violent sex,
down-low homosexuality, illegal abortion, hoarding-- with the soap opera aplomb
we’ve come to expect from the director of Madea
Goes to Jail. Luckily, this time Perry remains behind the camera and lets the sisters do it for themselves.
The play and film are centered on...