Cover (2007)

A woman accused could be either a killer or a victim in this psychological drama from director Bill Duke. Valerie Maas (Aunjanue Ellis) is a God-fearing housewife and artist who one day finds herself in a situation she never imaged possible… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: May 13, 2008
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Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer

Cover is a social-problem film without a solution. While not of the first rank, its inventory of Philadelphia's hot restaurants and cool sights is an occasion for civic pride.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

Would be a candidate for the year's most unintentionally funny movie so far - if it weren't also the most homophobic.

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Amy Nicholson
Boxoffice Magazine

Approached as comedy, Cover is a riot.

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Peter Debruge

Director Bill Duke aims for social awareness, but delivers second-rate melodrama instead.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

The flesh is weak but the spirit is indestructible in Cover, a ham-fisted morality tale.

Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

So overwrought that it quickly crosses the line into unintentionally funny and never recovers.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

A perfect storm of movie badness.

Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly

Duke appears to be aiming for a Tyler Perry-style mix of the taboo and the saintly, but his touch is so leaden that one ends up giggling, not weeping.

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Geoff Berkshire

Entertaining in a way the filmmakers probably weren't intending.

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Ginny  X
Cover is a pretty good film that everyone should try to watch atleast once in their life. <center><img… More