October 18, 2012 1:00 PM

‘Alex Cross’ at cross purposes: Good cast, mediocre director | 2 stars

Tyler Perry doesn’t need to prove anything. The man made a fortune by packing his 6-foot-5-inch frame into a dress to deliver gospel-tinged wisdom as sassy matriarch Madea. How could he possibly top that? By taking on a role once played by Morgan Freeman, that’s how.

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