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The Snob Is Going to Watch Tyler Perry's "Temptation," Will Try to Be Open-Minded

Why is that a headline? Because I famously avoided Tyler Perry's last big release "For Colored Girls." The closest review I gave was quoting other people's reviews, then live-tweeting my friend and logo designer Jada Prather's accidental review of it on Twitter. I've since seen Alex Cross, a film so generic it should come in a DVD with a white label and black lettering, but I didn't fault Perry as a bad actor in that. (Although the physical moments where he had to jump or fight or wield a gun always illicited giggles in me.) Alex Cross was just in that it's script was of made-for-TV quality.

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Nerd Stuff: Ninja Assassin Trailer (Video)

You wouldn't know it from the trailer, as she's only in it for two seconds, but black British actress Naomie Harris is actually the co-star and damsel-in-distress in this film. Hey! That's a black girl falling down and needing to be rescued while looking gaw-geous. And that's Korean pop star Rain rescuing her! Sure. I'd prefer to be rescued by Korean American actor Daniel Henney, but Rain'll do in a pinch. Rick Yune is also in the flick. It's like a black and Asian Great Wall of Sexy reunion party! Despite the fact that it looks amazingly violent, I'll totally be there opening night. May the video game-to-movie curse be broken.


New Trailer for "Precious" Will Destroy You

This film, if you haven't heard about it, is based on the novel "Push" by Sapphire and is being financially backed by Oprah Winfery and Tyler Perry after being a huge hit at Sundance. (OMG! Tyler Perry is using his powers for good by helping a new filmmaker! Yeah!) It tells the story of an abused back teen, raped by her father and abused by her vindictive, manipulative mother as she searches for a way out and a better life for her and her child.

That said, I don't know if I will make it through this movie. (Can you say DEPRESSING AS HELL???) Just watching the trailer makes me cry. But there's a 90 percent chance now I'm seeing this in a theater. As for Mo'Nique, I'll see you at the Oscar's, girl. And Mariah, who knew? Glitter can ACT, ya'll!