|USA||2013||60 Min||Romance . Drama . What’s New on Netflix|
Mary Jane Paul is a one-woman show: a successful TV news anchor, entirely self-sufficient – an all-around powerhouse who remains devoted to a family that doesn't share her motivation. As Mary Jane juggles her life, her work and her commitment to her family, we find out how far she's willing to go to find the puzzle pieces that she, and society, insist are missing from her life as a single Black female.
Thematically ambitious with a strong and nuanced cast, Being Mary Jane, which stars Gabrielle Union, combines daytime television talking points with cable-worthy character depth.Los Angeles Times Full Review
Being Mary Jane is a film for grownups. A good film for grownups.New York Daily News Full Review
The pilot is surprisingly funny, fresh, and affecting. Much of the credit goes to Union.Entertainment Weekly Full Review
The performances are very good at every level, in part because the script is good enough to bring out the best in this cast.San Francisco Chronicle Full Review