Conflict is the source of all drama, so naturally, troubled marriages have always been a popular subject for storytellers. Bill Duke's adaptation of T.D. Jakes' novel Not Easily Broken
gives us yet another example of a marriage on the rocks, but it only gets half the equation right. The title comes from a line of dialogue spoken in the movie's first scene by Bishop Wilkes (Albert Hall) as he performs the wedding ceremony of Dave (Morris Chestnut) and Clarice (Taraji P. Henson). He wraps a three-stranded rope around them -- a rope that represents the husband, the wife, and God. He assures them that as long as they make sure they each stay as entwined with God a...