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The Big Bang Theory’s Melissa Rauch stars as Hope Greggory, a foul-mouthed former Olympic bronze medallist who’s been mooching off her ever-fading celebrity status. When she meets Olympic hopeful Maggie Townsend (Haley Lu Richardson), Hope agrees to coach her – in exchange for half a million dollars. It’s a redemption comedy in which a snarky loser finds her feet and pride. ✪✪✪
NOW YOU SEE ME 2
This slick sequel follows magicians Danny Atlas (Jesse Eisenberg), Merritt Mckinney (Woody Harrelson), Jack Wilder (Dave Franco) and newcomer Lula (Lizzy Caplan) as they’re coerced by tech tycoon Walter Mabry (Daniel Radcliffe) into pulling off the ultimate heist. With Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Mark Ruffalo, you’re in for all-star action.
✪✪✪ “I was a theatre dork in high school and did all the plays!”
– Melissa Rauch
EVERYBODY WANTS SOME!!
Even if you know nothing about baseball and don’t like fraternity parties, this ’80s coming-of-age comedy has surprising depth as it reveals the experience of university life through the eyes of freshman Jake (Blake Jenner).
Michelle Darnell (Melissa Mccarthy) is a business mogul who lands up in jail for insider trading. On her release, she decides to reinvent a mediocre Brownie troop and turns to the only person willing to help, her former employee Claire (Kristen Bell). A big-hearted Mccarthy comedy.