‘How to Be Single’ is a primer on the good and the bad of rom-coms

“I thought it would be funny” – Rebel Wilson as “Robin”

Based on the debut novel from Liz Tuccillo, How to Be Single is a rom-com that has some very strong moments.  Some very weak moments.  And sadly, the weak outweigh the strong.  That doesn’t mean it was bad, because there are a lot of laughs to be had.  It is just sad that what could have been real cutting edge exposure of some of the negatives of the formulaic elements of the genre failed in that respect.

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