In Proud Mary, Taraji P. Henson kicks ass as a hitwoman. So why did the studio try to bury it?

The movie isn’t great, but the lack of marketing behind it suggests some sinister factors at play. Did you know that a rock ’em sock ’em, shoot-’em-up action flick starring Taraji P. Henson was coming out this weekend?

If you didn’t, you’re not alone. Proud Mary hit theaters on January 12, but it wasn’t screened for critics by its studio, Screen Gems (a division of Sony Pictures that specializes in genre and horror films). That means no critics were able to review it before it was released, a factor that also...

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By: Vox - 4 days ago

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