Taraji P. Henson’s Proud Mary is a great leading woman in search of a good movie

Skilled in both caustic comebacks and moist-eyed expressions of overwhelming inner conflict, Taraji P. Henson is a dynamic actress. She gamely takes up the mantle of pioneering blaxploitation star Pam Grier in Proud Mary, playing a hitwoman trying to escape the adopted “family” that has forced her into a life of…

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