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Review: 'Peeples' a refreshing and warm romantic comedy
Review: 'Peeples' a refreshing and warm romantic comedy

Tyler Perry is credited as a producer on "Peeples," but don't let that scare you away. Written and directed by Tina Gordon Chism, "Peeples" is witty, charming and light, standing apart from the heavy-handed moralizing of so many of Perry's own movies. Its upbeat freshness is also distinctive from the bitter flavor of so many recent Hollywood rom-coms. Chism finds new twists in a fairly standard premise: as Grace Peeples (Kerry Washington) is reluctant to introduce her boyfriend to her father. Her beau, Wade (Craig Robinson), is a children's singer whose most popular song, "Speak It (Don't Leak It)," encourages kids to use the bathroom....

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