Project: "Soul Food" Role: Mama Joe On the Menu: This matriarch has held her family together for 40 years with weekly Sunday dinners of comforting, delicious soul food. Unfortunately, when she slips into a coma (no, not a food coma) from diabetes, the family dinners stop and her family -- including daughters Teri ( Vanessa L. Williams, Maxine (Vivica A. Fox) and Bird (Nia Long) -- begins to fall apart. Quick, rustle up some cornbread and collard greens, stat!
"Ladykillers," Buena Vista Pictures. Text by Hanh Nguyen.