Archive for November 2010
For Colored Girls (2010) ReviewThu, Nov 18 2010 by | FILED UNDER: Film
Producer, Tyler Perry, got it right.
Through Perry’s adaptation of Ntozake Shange’s, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf, I have a fuller understanding of Shange’s award-winning choreopoem. For Colored Girls is a two hour love story—a story of self love—that journeys from silence to conversation, isolation to inclusion, pain to healing, blame to self-responsibility, release, and redemption.
Symbolically, the silence, isolation, pain and blame begin and end where it begins—apt 512. Apt 512 is the site of both horror and haven which unites the seven women who, in contrast to the play, are known by name not color. Their associated color is known through wardrobe and accessories. Read More→