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I find it interesting that African American cinema seems to be engaged in the remaking of films traditionally tailored for white audiences. Some of these films work well strictly on their own merits. The redo of “About Last Night” for example, featuring Kevin Hart, was extremely entertaining. That said, simply switching races doesn’t guarantee a fresh take on a movie. As an example of this, I submit “The Perfect Guy” a film that provides an African American spin on the “Fatal Attraction” sub-genre of thriller. Unfortunately, the change in race is the only noticeable element in this slick yet formulaic exercise. Continue reading