THE BOTTOM LINE: THE CHANGE-UP

THE CHANGE-UP

STARRING:  Ryan Reynolds, Jason Bateman, Olivia Wilde, Alan Arkin and Leslie Mann

DIRECTOR:  David Dobkin

GENRE:  Comedy

SYNOPSIS:   A father of two switches bodies with his single best friend.

RATING:  R

RUNNING TIME:  112 Mins

THE GOOD:  There are several funny moments in this film and you will definitely laugh…

Jason Bateman (HORRIBLE BOSSES, COUPLES RETREAT, UP IN THE AIR, JUNO and THE BREAK UP) has come a long way from VALERIE’S FAMILY (1986-1991).  He should be applauded for being one of the few child actors to make the transition to adult actor.

THE BAD:   Just like recent BRIDEMAIDS, raunchy and sweet don’t mix well.  You feel like you are watching two different movies.  And neither one of them is very good. 

THE UGLY:  The puckering anus…

MY SCORE:  ***

(3 OUT OF 5 STARS)  

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