NIGHT SCHOOL (M)

The Gold Coast Bulletin - Gold Coast Eye - - MOVIES EYE -

LESSONS GO UNLEARNED AS CLASS NEVER SHOWS UP, US, 111 MIN In this so-so-with-a-dash-of-oh-no com­edy, Kevin Hart plays Teddy, a fast-talk­ing sales­man who wants to be­come a fi­nan­cial an­a­lyst. How­ever, this vo­ca­tional tran­si­tion won’t be get­ting started un­less Teddy fin­ishes off a high-school diploma he never quite com­pleted. So our hero re­luc­tantly trudges off to his old alma mater to rec­tify the over­sight. Help will come from his teacher ( Girls

Trip break­out star Tif­fany Had­dish, largely wasted here). Hin­drance will be sup­plied by a prin­ci­pal who has hated him since child­hood. A few mild laughs on of­fer, and a heck of a lot of groan­ers, as can oc­cur with the kind of movie that de­scribes a con­di­tion like dys­lexia as “learn­ing her­pes”.

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