Temptation Reviews

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April 5, 2013
Perry has now built a media empire from spinning his own wheels.
April 4, 2013
Tyler Perry has found a star in Jurnee Smollett-Bell.
April 4, 2013
Never has a film so needed Tyler Perry in Madea drag or a pot of boiling grits hurled in someone's face.
April 3, 2013
There are many problems with the opening two-thirds of Temptation; an infinity of problems. But the biggest is that it's immoderately boring.
April 1, 2013
Perry accurately points out how, when a marriage gets dull, you don't actually need a rich, intense playboy (Robbie Jones) who reveals himself to be Lucifer incarnate to speed up the "till death do us part" process.
April 1, 2013
Tyler Perry is a moralist who doesn't have sense enough to engage us by making sin look like fun.
April 1, 2013
[Perry's] characters, if they could speak outside of his universe, would do nothing but scream in agony as life crushes them in its God-shaped vise of moral consequence. And that is awesome to watch.
March 30, 2013
Soapy melodrama has mixed messages about love and marriage.
March 30, 2013
A present-day parable preaching to the choir with sobering warnings about taking your mate for granted and the love of money as the root of all evil. The Gospel according to Tyler Perry!
March 30, 2013
When its third act erupts into full-blown theatrical maximalism, Tyler Perry's Temptation practically turns into Brian De Palma's Temptation.
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