The Women is less about getting even than about inspiring that same mushy sense of female empowerment you might find in a Tyler Perry meller, complete with manic mood swings and full-blown diva moments.
It's a high-powered cast, but it has painfully little to work with, apart from widely varying humor.
Keith PhippsThe A.V. Club
The original was a tart dipped in acid; this one's a biscuit sprinkled in Splenda.
Peter TraversRolling Stone
It's a major dud.
Isn't so much incompetent as it is hopelessly tame and muddled.