Diary of a Mad Black Woman Reviews

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March 11, 2005
Madea is a way to model a raucous, powerful, but still jokey mad woman-ness for Helen.
March 10, 2005
Helen's chaste swain wants intimacy, not sex. C'mon-even Baptists are interested in sex. They just don't do it standing up, because someone might think they were dancing.
March 10, 2005
It must be a hoot when performed live. But it only works in spurts on screen.
March 6, 2005
it's funny enough to overcome the cliches, and sweet enough to make those cliches feel warm and fuzzy
March 4, 2005
Sloppy, insipid mishmash of female empowerment, Christian thought and gun-and-weed jokes is an early front-runner for Worst Film of 2005.
March 3, 2005
Like Perry's acting, the movie swings from manic comedy to quiet drama in a heartbeat.
March 3, 2005
The humor is so cartoonish that it's impossible to take the "serious" content as being representative of anything remotely real.
March 2, 2005
Selling the gospel with flatulence, horny old men, penis-size jokes, vengeful wronged women, outrageous drag queen grandmas and drug humor apparently pays pretty darned well.
March 1, 2005
A mess.
February 28, 2005
A romantic and righteous - but also schizoid - movie.
February 27, 2005
Spits in the face of all pretexts to artistry, to craftsmanship, to simple good taste.
February 27, 2005
Diary of a Mad Black Woman is a shambling affair.
February 27, 2005
Talk about mixed messages. Here's a cruel, mean-spirited movie that's supposed to have a Christian theme.
February 27, 2005
The film strains to be funny just as hard as the audience strains to stay awake.
February 26, 2005
The audience is whooping and hollering, basically having the gayest old time imaginable, and you sit there in utter disbelief, horrified anyone of even remotely sound mind is enjoying themselves.
February 26, 2005
I'm at a loss to explain anything about this film.
February 26, 2005
So many disparate pieces cannot be forced into cohesion.
February 25, 2005
February 25, 2005
Much of the plot is either corny, ridiculous or derivative.
February 25, 2005
Here is a brand new genre: A black-Christian romantic revenge comedy. It doesn't quite work, but Tyler Perry is a jewel.
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