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ANDY’S RAT­ING: ★★★ In cin­e­mas on Fri­day

AF­TER her un­con­vinc­ing bat­tle with drug ad­dic­tion in Wild, whole­some Reese Wither­spoon is back on home turf in this cutesy rom-com.

Pro­duced by chick-flick leg­end Nancy Mey­ers and writ­ten and di­rected by her daugh­ter Hal­lie (it must have been a tough in­ter­view), it’s a breezy af­fair from in­side the Hol­ly­wood bub­ble.

Af­ter split­ting with her New York mu­sic pro­ducer hus­band (Michael Sheen), Wither­spoon’s Alice and her daugh­ters have moved back into the Hol­ly­wood man­sion she was brought up in.

While jug­gling the school run and set­ting up an in­te­rior de­sign busi­ness (we’ve all been there), she meets three film-mak­ers who are in LA to sign a deal.

Her movie star mum has a bril­liant idea – let them move into the guest house from where they can work on a script, mind the kids and help Alice get her groove back.

Booty calls, it turns out, are the un­ex­pected bonus.

If you’re look­ing for grit, stay away. But don’t un­der­es­ti­mate Wither­spoon, whose like­abil­ity and comic tim­ing keep this fluffy fan­tasy tick­ing over.

She’s back, and it’s like she never left.

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