Lee Daniels was nominated for the Best Director award for the film Precious: Based on the Novel PUSH by Sapphire." While the film's actresses have gotten plenty of praise (and two Oscar nominations," Chris Vognar of the Dallas Morning News says that "[t]he real star of this show is director Lee Daniels. He's the one who conjures the film's eerie mix of kitchen-sink realism and gothic symbolism, its deft back-and-forth between the horrific and the sublime." But have all of Daniels' films been ones he'd want to share?
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