So I watched my first Tyler Perry movie with the in-laws -- Madea Goes to Jail.
I am not sure what to think of this movie. Tyler Perry is not Ron Howard, I know that.
There definitely was laughter. There was occasional boredom - but I give it credit for carrying out what feels like a Saturday Night Live sketch for a feature length.
I don't know if all Tyler Perry films are like Madea Goes to Jail in that it often times, deals with heavy material in a campy style, in the midst of uproar-worthy sketches, but despite what seems somewhat amateur, it is also somewhat appealing.
Too often the drama and the comedy are separate. And I think somehow Tyler Perry's crazy off the wall characters somehow connect with something real in a unique and powerful way.
If you've indulged/endured a Tyler Perry film or show what's your take? Has Tyler Perry created something meaningful with value, or just a goofy/amateur/cheap comedy?