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Review: 'Single Moms Club' from Tyler Perry belongs on TV, maybe
Review: 'Single Moms Club' from Tyler Perry belongs on TV, maybe

"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. Too bad he didn't just spare us the awfulness of this flat and phony slices-of-life dramedy and go right to series, where half-hour bites might have helped mitigate the pain. Perry, as writer-producer-director (and cast member) here, traffics in clunky stereotypes and a disregard for the show-don't-tell tenet of screenwriting, as he relates this tale of five diverse, beleaguered women raising kids on their own who form a support group. (The gals' alliance largely morphs into a...

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