The Single Moms Club Reviews

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November 29, 2017
Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club is a lackluster empowerment fantasy that veers between dull and embarrassing.
June 21, 2016
As frustrating as it is, Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club is an insightful, fascinating and often entertaining picture.
April 21, 2014
The title not only succinctly sums up the basic premise, but the totality of Perry's development of it.
March 20, 2014
We see very little of the women's vicissitudes, or the ways in which they support one another through their club.
March 20, 2014
A contrived, formulaic, heavy-handed melodrama about camaraderie and the value of female solidarity.
March 18, 2014
This is the third feature within a year (on top of two TV shows) to come out of Perry's fast food, drive-thru productions. So it's not surprising that the Single Moms Club feels like it was slapped together by someone who is ready to take the next order.
March 17, 2014
[...]Single Moms Club cannot muster up the energy to be as insulting and offensive [or] as overtly, aggressively sexist as most of Perry's films [but the film] feels suspiciously like a glorified pilot for a television show[...]
March 16, 2014
The moral here is that no challenge is insurmountable if you form a club. And keep a wine opener handy.
March 16, 2014
In Tyler Perry's latest opus, "The Single Moms Club," he demonstrates how disparate stereotypes can find common ground through the power of a single clich.
March 14, 2014
[T]his is a film about catharsis and camaraderie, not logic.
March 14, 2014
This is How Stella Got Her Groove Back for the Pop-Tart crowd, a wish-fulfillment weepie that narrowly clears Perry's low bar, thanks mostly to Wendi McLendon-Covey and Cocoa Brown
March 14, 2014
Mr. Perry's latest film touches upon some recognizable and realistic challenges with efficient compassion, but there's probably more dramatic tension in a car pool than in this film's collection of predicaments.
March 14, 2014
Just wondering, but if these sisters are indeed capable of doing it for themselves as the film insists, why can't at least one of them do it without a man?
March 14, 2014
It's downright terrible at times. However, it's not nearly as awful as his two features that came out last year.
March 14, 2014
"The Single Moms Club" is almost good.
March 14, 2014
It quickly becomes a by-the-book, overly-simplified look at a quintet of single moms who find common ground coping with the challenges of raising middle-school age children and finding romance.
March 14, 2014
A stacked deck of one-dimensional demonstrations of female oppression, explored - and overcome - with Perry's typically well-intentioned but misguided notions of empowerment, 'The Single Moms Club' ranks among the filmmaker's worst work yet.
March 14, 2014
Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club is a sitcom masquerading as a feature film. And given Perry's snowballing small-screen presence, an eventual TV show of it would be no surprise.
March 14, 2014
Perry tosses in comedic moments when the tension gets too intense, but he doesn't do it at the sake of any of the characters. This is a movie about five interesting -- and funny -- women dealing with real world problems.
March 14, 2014
This is a club that you don't want to join.
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