Temptation Reviews

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January 3, 2014
Perry's movies have become so thematically grandiose, visually incoherent, and self-defensively bourgeois that the only way to receive them lately is as a cynic.
April 1, 2013
Perry has some worthwhile filmic models-Temptation gestures at Woody Allen in its setup, and Douglas Sirk in its melodrama-but he isn't even in the same star cluster as those greats.
April 1, 2013
Look, we know what's going to happen. The movie's called Temptation, okay? Yet we still have to sit through more than an hour of flirty glances and repetitive conversations between Judith and Harley until anything vaguely adulterous occurs.
April 1, 2013
Tyler Perry's Temptation is an awful, awful film and while it is easy to mock and dismiss, it is also kind of a shame to behold.
March 29, 2013
Limp pacing and countless shots of Washington's skyline plague the narrative.
March 29, 2013
It isn't until Temptation grows flamboyantly bad in its final act that it rises to the level of good dumb fun in the trashy tradition of Perry's most entertainingly awful films.
June 26, 2015
Opting to make an adult version scared straight instead of a thoughtful, provocative piece on marriage, Perry hopes to frighten couples to stay together with his latest drama.
May 9, 2013
Straitlaced and sermonizing, this is a sluggish cautionary tale about deviating from righteous church teachings.
May 6, 2013
Smollett-Bell, Gross, and Brandy work hard to bring an emotional authenticity to their characters and relationships--an authenticity that is ultimately negated by questionable choices in Perry's script and direction.
April 14, 2013
beyond dumb
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