Tyler Perry is not great as brooding ‘Alex Cross’

Tyler Perry gets into the action genre with 'Alex Cross'
Tyler Perry gets into the action genre with ‘Alex Cross’

[rating=2]Starring:  Tyler Perry, Edward Burns, Matthew Fox, John C. McGinley, Giancarlo Esposito, Jean Reno, Carmen Ejogo, Yara Shahidi, and Cicely Tyson
Director(s):  Rob Cohen
Writer(s):  Screenplay by Marc Moss and Kerry Williamson, from the James Patterson novel.

Rob Cohen is a hit and miss director.  Hits that include The Fast and the Furious and xXx, and misses such as Stealth and The Skulls.  His latest film, Alex Cross, falls somewhere in between.

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Jennifer Westfeldt works wonders with ‘Friends With Kids’

Adam Scott and Jennifer Westfeldt in ‘Friends With Kids’

Jennifer Westfeldt is a serious talent.

Writer and star of 2001’s Kissing Jessica Stein and 2006’s Ira & Abby, this time in addition to doing double duty as screenwriter and star, she also steps behind the camera to produce and direct.

I searched the credits for anything else she might have done in the making of this gem, but apparently those four roles were enough to keep her busy.

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