Essence Atkins, Terri J. Vaughn and Malinda Williams also star in the vacation-gone-awry comedy from Roger M. Bobb
"Good Deeds" reunites Newton with Perry, who directed her in the 2010 "For Colored Girls"
Writer/director/actor's projects score 19 nominations, including almost entire Supporting Actress category for "For Colored Girls"
Most male reviewers just didn't understand women's films, good literature, great performances and a great story
DreamWork's latest 3D toon perks up Saturday but still opens soft; $154M overall box office is biggest first weekend of November ever
DreamWorks' latest 3D-animated movie unspectacular out of the gate; "Due Date" on track for $34 million weekend
3D toon opens wide alongside "Due Date" and "For Colored Girls"; "127 Hours" and Valerie Plame biopic "Fair Game" make limited debuts
The pop star's chances for her second Oscar nomination rest on the ballad she's written for "Why Did I Get Married Too?"
“Secretariat” leaves the gate, and Lionsgate downplays the actresses in “For Colored Girls"