TEMPTATION: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor opens today 3/29/13 and, I must be honest considering I am a fan of Tyler Perry’s films (albeit not of the past few), I expected much more. So let me cut to the chase by summing this movie up in one word: PREDICTABLE. Part of the ending was evident to many in the theater in the first scene. I felt the urge, and succumbed, to tweet within the first 30 minutes. Now if you follow me, you know I’m against spoilers, but I will say the following about several cast members: Jurnee Smollet is a fave of mine and was pretty good in her delivery; Robbie Jones (opposite Jurnee as Harley) was good; Ella Joyce was the phenomenal industry veteran that she is; Kim Kardashian plays the mean, rich girl (and since I don’t know her personally, I’m not sure how much of a stretch that is); and it’s best I stop there so I don’t move into mean girl territory myself. I’m hoping to feel differently about the upcoming Tyler Perry presents PEEPLES, written by Tina Gordon Chism, which will open in theaters May 10th.
On a scale of one to five stars, I’m giving TEMPTATION a two. But make no mistake, it is Resurrection Day/Easter weekend and this movie will most likely make a ton of money, courtesy of Tyler’s faithful fan base. For those seeking more info and showtimes for the film, check out the plot synopsis and website links below.
ABOUT TYLER PERRY’S TEMPTATION
An explosive romance about the seductive dangers of the forbidden, TYLER PERRY’S TEMPTATION tells the provocative and sensual story of Judith, an ambitious married woman whose obsessive passion for a handsome billionaire leads to betrayal, danger and a choice that will forever alter the course of her life.
TYLER PERRY’S TEMPTATION is written for the screen, produced and directed by Tyler Perry. Lionsgate and TPS Present, A TPS/Lionsgate Production, A Film by Tyler Perry. RATED: PG-13
CAST: Jurnee Smollett-Bell (Judith), Lance Gross (Brice), Kim Kardashian (Ava), Vanessa Williams (Janice), Robbie Jones (Harley), Renée Taylor (Ms. Waco Chapman), Ella Joyce (Sarah), and Brandy Norwood (Melinda)
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