Comments on: Best African-American Film Directors http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/actors-directors/best-african-american-film-directors/ Movie Reviews & TV Show Reviews Wed, 22 Jan 2014 14:54:30 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.3.1 By: RoK http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/actors-directors/best-african-american-film-directors/#comment-106674 RoK Thu, 31 Mar 2011 15:46:00 +0000 http://www.screenjunkies.com/movies/actors-directors/best-african-american-film-directors/#comment-106674 You're confusing Tyler Perry's success with the quality of his films. His success is huge and indisputable. Also indisputable is the low-quality of his work. John Singleton, Spike Lee and Lee Daniels have all received Academy Award nominations for their work. The Academy is the highest honor of the filmmaking world. The fact that Perry's work has been completely ignored—combined with the criticism he gets from both black and white critics—is proof that he is far from a great director. You’re confusing Tyler Perry’s success with the quality of his films. His success is huge and indisputable. Also indisputable is the low-quality of his work. John Singleton, Spike Lee and Lee Daniels have all received Academy Award nominations for their work. The Academy is the highest honor of the filmmaking world. The fact that Perry’s work has been completely ignored—combined with the criticism he gets from both black and white critics—is proof that he is far from a great director.

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