Archive for February, 2009

In The Round: A Day With Madea Outta of the Brink with Tyler Perry, Derek Luke, Keshia, Sophia, David & Tamala Mann

Interview – Peter Ricci Vasorich- Flix|Critic

In “Madea Goes to Jail” this time in this comical but serious story of faith. After a high-speed freeway chase puts Madea in front of the judge, her reprieve is short-lived as anger management issues get the best of her, landing her in jail. A gleeful Joe couldn’t be happier at Madea’s misfortune. But Madea’s eccentric family members the Browns rally behind her, lending their special “country” brand of support. Meanwhile, Assistant District Attorney Joshua Hardaway is on the fast track to career success. But Hardaway lands a case too personal to handle – defending young prostitute and former drug addict Candace Washington.

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Dear John

Review by Peter Ricci – Flix|Critic

Directed by Lasse Hallström, once the capable chaperone of “My Life as a Dog,’’ “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, and “Chocolat, and The Cider House Rules’’ takes a shot at “Dear John” a melodrama about first love The film is a perfect romance and honestly kept my attention. I normally don’t go to the so-called “chick-flick,” but this film doesn’t fall into that category. It deals with the reality of today and so many young hearts, which have fallen in love with a man who is in the war now.

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