The Perfect Guy and its imperfect Portrayal of Black Women as Unhappily Ever After

On the surface, The Perfect Guy seems like an innocuous fall feature of ebony eye-candy, or merely a sexy thriller. The Perfect Guy, narrates the life of protagonist Leah, a modern day woman equipped with an education, enviable wardrobe and ongoing quest for love.  Directed by David Rosenthal, who is white and written by Alan…