December 30, 2007 Leave a comment Go to comments

Blacktrospective 2007:  Annual Look Back at the Best (and Worst) in Black Cinema

by Kam Williams
Headline: Tyler Perry Parade

With two excellent offerings in Why Did I Get Married? and Daddy’s Little Girls, 2007 truly belonged to Tyler Perry. Not only did he make the two best black ensemble pictures released by a big studio, but his films also boasted some of the year’s most memorable performances in both the male (Perry and Idris Elba) and female (Tasha Smith, Gabrielle Union and Jill Scott) acting categories. (continued here)

The Sly Fox Film Reviews

The Sly Fox (http://theslyfoxblog.blogspot.com/) is proud to publish The Sly Fox Film Reviews, featuring the content of film critic Kam Williams. Voted Best Male Entertainment Journalist of the Decade by the Disilgold Soul Literary Review in 2006, Mr. Williams is a syndicated film and book critic who writes for 100+ publications around the U.S. and Canada. He is a member of the New York Film Critics Online, Rotten Tomatoes, the African-American Film Critics Association, and the NAACP Image Awards Nominating Committee. In addition to a BA in Black Studies from Cornell, he has an MA in English from Brown, an MBA from The Wharton School, and a JD from Boston University.

(pay close attention to Best Black Documentary Category & Best Independent Director, I spit coffee all over my computer monitor off of this one…Thank You Sly Fox!)

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