Comedy is a Christmas Turkey
It's A Boy Girl Thing (12A, 94 mins)
Published 22/12/2006 | 11:57
Funny enough, a museum with a funky statue is at the centre of this also. But, unfortunately, just not funny enough. In this case the movie is actually a no-thing.
Despite Elton John's involvement as producer - witness the liberal playing of Candle in the Wind on the soundtrack - this must rate as one of the lamest comedies of the year.
Rather than freaky Friday this is a wacky Wednesday through silly Sunday identity-swap movie when the school jock swaps bodies with the conscientious boy-hater with incredibly predictable results.
Then having failed to raise much more than a chuckle - there are a couple of reasonable one-liners - director Nick Hurran goes for a hugely emotional " now I understand what it means to be you" ending. What was he thinking?
Released on Boxing Day at cinemas across Northern Ireland