Do Not Waste Your Money on Tyler Perry’s “Temptation”


If you’re thinking about going to see what the buzz is all about with Tyler Perry’s Temptation, don’t.

Jezebel has a great piece about Perry’s latest in his installment of blaming and shaming black women.

Not only does the movie have a rape problem, it also continues along Perry’s predictable path of unleashing some punishment on black women who deviate from binary, Christian-based gender roles. In other words, it repackages Perry’s trademark into a movie that warns women that they will contract HIV/AIDS if they are seduced by the devil!

Temptation is a movie about punishing women. Specifically, Perry is obsessed with punishing women who stray from the good woman/bad woman binary dictated by traditional Christian gender roles. That is the film’s entire purpose.

Read more here.

For those who’ve seen the movie, what say you about the plot, characters and ending?