Some filmmakers go out of their way to try something new and different each time they start work on a new project, while others are content to give their audiences just what they expect on a regular basis. Tyler Perry certainly falls into the latter category; 2005’s Diary of a Mad Black Woman
, directed by Darren Grant, was the first of Perry’s many successful stage plays to come to the big screen, and after it became a surprise box-office smash, Perry took over as director for the follow-up, 2006’s Madea’s Family Reunion
. Since then Perry has brought another one of his plays to the screen at least once a year, delivering his trademark mixture of broad c...