Tyler Perry’s Acrimony [Movie Review]
Tyler Perry’s Acrimony: : All the intresting things nigerians are Saying
Tyler Perry’s Acrimony has officially left the cinemas but the movie just started a fresh new conversation on social media.
It’s been what? Three months since Tyler Perry’s Acrimonyhit the cinemas and it seems Nigerian Twitter just caught up to the movie. After seeing the movie, most viewers felt the need to discuss their thoughts and the tweets have been polarizing.
Acrimony follows the story of a faithful wife Melinda (Taraji P. Henson), who invested her life savings on her husband, Robert (Lyriq Bent). Unfortunately for her, he became successful after their divorce and she wouldn’t let go of their relationship.
Nigerians have varying opinions on the movie -some supported Robert while others took sides with Melinda. With this in mind, here are some of the mixed reviews it has gathered from viewers.
Acrimony is a 2018 American psychological thriller film produced, written , and directed by Tyler Perry.
The film stars Taraji P . Henson , Lyriq Bent, Jazmyn Simon , and Crystle Stewart , and follows a loyal wife who decides to take revenge on her ex- husband.
According to the plot , Melinda Moore is a steadfast, hardworking wife who supports her husband, Robert , an engineer pursuing a launch of his invention .
Melinda meets her dream guy, Robert Gayle , a mechanical engineering student , on their college campus , when they collide on a rainy day . Melinda finds out that her mother died , and Robert comforts her as she is grieving .
At Robert ’ s house — a recreational vehicle — he introduces her to the music of Nina Simone and takes her virginity.
As Melinda recalls the details of their relationship , her view of their life together is tarnished , in her belief that Robert took advantage of her .
Melinda ’ s sisters , June and Brenda , are leery of Robert , and his intention toward her inheritance .
Robert is trying to get Prescott , a venture capitalist, to finance his invention , and he talks her into buying him a car. Melinda catches Robert cheating on her . Enraged, she rams the recreational vehicle with her car several times. She collapses , and is taken to the hospital for an emergency full hysterectomy .
While Melinda is recovering , Robert comes to see her , and they reconcile despite her sisters ’ objections . They get married without her sisters in attendance , because they think it is a huge mistake .
Years later , Melinda works to support them , as Robert is unable to find work because he is a felon and spent two years in prison . Robert talks Melinda into mortgaging the house so he can build a new prototype of the battery .
Twenty years go by and Diana reappears , now working as an Assistant to Prescott and arranges for Robert to have a meeting with him .
Elsewhere , June and Brenda tell Melinda that Robert is cheating on her after finding Diana’ s wallet in his truck . Prescott offers Robert $ 800, 000 to sell his work , but he wants to license the technology to them instead . Prescott is not willing to budge, and Robert declines the offer .
Back at the house, Melinda is seething with anger at the whole situation and wants a divorce. Melinda loses the house and moves in with Brenda , and begins to date her ex-boyfriend, Devon .
After their divorce, Robert tells Diana he is living in a shelter , and she insists on bringing him to stay with her .
The story line has , however , led to mixed reactions among Nigerians who have watched the movie .
Taking to their Twitter handles , Nigerians have voiced their views , with the hashtag # Acrimony .
See the various responses:
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