I didn't expect much going into this movie,
but was somewhat pleased by the music from the 80s.
Also the film doesn't bog itself down with
the specifics of its time travel/ body switching plot line, which
you should go along with if you want to enjoy any part of this
The film's message still touches home and
shows you can't go back in time and change your life, but you
can learn from your mistakes.
Jennifer Garner is cute as a button in
this ridiculous film about growing up too soon.
Working from a mediocre script, she does
a lot with very little.
Now, it is impossible to do a review on
this movie without mentioning Penny Marshall's Big, and
although this is not Big, Jennifer Garner is certainly
no Tom Hanks.
An average, light comedy made up from an
In order to enjoy this story about a child
occupying the body of an adult, you need to buy into the essential
facts and accept the magic that transports the mind of a 13-year-old
girl into the future body of her 30-year-old self, in a matter
The logic in the script gets shaky at times,
but at other times the film provides a lighthearted, amusing,
and mostly honest version of a daydream.
It could only happen in the movies.