The latest Oprah phenom
Gabourey Sidibe and Mo'Nique
Directed by Lee Daniels

I could talk about Precious as a film, but it’s far more interesting to talk about the cultural impact of Oprah Winfrey. Derived from an Oprah Book Club selection called ‘Push,’ the arrival of Precious as a huge indie circuit hit and critical favorite is testament to her much-bowed–to influence. When Winfrey started her book club a decade, cultural observers were skeptical. Would housewives ... more >