"Precious" follows Precious (Gabby Sidibe), an overweight black girl whose pregnant with the second child of her father. She lives with an abusive mother (Mo'Nique) on welfare.
Too often I say a movie is extremely depressing yet uplifting in the end, but this time, I truly mean it. Few films will put you into the depths of the most horrible abuse and tragedy and then shine a tiny glimmer of hope above your head. Seeing this movie might not just make you a better person.
Watch the trailer below; if you tear up over it then be prepared for the movie (not that this should discourage you from seeing it). Also, keep Mo'Nique down as a frontrunner in your Oscar pool. Seriously, snubbing her stunning performance would be a crime: