Madea Franchise : Born by Accident

Madea, a one time character from I Can Do Bad All By Myself turned into an audience’s favorite. In 2000 Tyler Perry introduced Madea. The tell you how it is, marijuana-smoking, badass grandmother that a lot of people relate to. In 2001 Perry featured Madea in his play Diary of a Mad Black Woman. Then […]

Give The Audience What It Wants.

  I want to take a look at this statement and the questions it raises about management practices and culture within the studio system. Hortense Powdermaker makes reference to this sentiment in her book Hollywood, The Dream Factory, when discussing the relationship between the front of house executives and producers and the production teams (the creative laborers) responsible for crafting the films that […]