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Back in the ’90s, TLC was one of the biggest groups on the planet. The female trio got the biopic treatment with VH1′s “CrazySexyCool,” named after their breakout second album.

There was a great deal of focus on abortions, arson, sickle cell anemia and the tragic loss of Liza “Left Eye” Lopes. Far less in focus were all the accolades the ladies received, as well as their whirlwind success as one of the biggest girl group of all time.

Jon Caramanica of The New York Times felt that the film was all over the place, and focused too much on the lows the group endured. “TLC was one of the most innovative pop groups of the 1990s, a modern, forward-looking hybrid with several multiplatinum albums and Grammys to its name,” he wrote. “But ‘CrazySexyCool’ …pinballs from one eruption to the next, giving over disproportionate time to the group’s myriad financial squabbles with its label and management. That leaves barely any time for accolades, a shame for a group that received and deserved many.”

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TLC Biopic ‘CrazySexyCool’ Full Of Nostalgia, But Doesn’t Celebrate Their Successes Enough (VIDEO)  was originally published on