“Men Lie” doesn’t exactly cover new ground.
But it does provide some zingy one-liners, a few dead-on insights and enough informed observations on the war between the sexes to keep couples laughing while they’re watching the pic, and arguing when discussing it afterward.
It has the potential to develop a cult following among women who have heard all the evasions and excuses the men offer here — in other words, among all women.
While no one will accuse the pic of excessive slickness, Gallagher has made the absolute most of what obviously was a limited budget. Ernie Mannix’s music is particularly effective.