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Palm Springs

Cert 15, 90 minutes, on Amazon Prime Video from 12 April

- Charles Gant

Starring: Andy Samberg, Cristin Milioti, JK Simmons Director: Max Barbakow

THE PLOT: Nyles (Samberg) is stuck in a loop, living the same day over and over again – but at least it’s the day of a friend’s wedding in sunny Palm Springs. The experience becomes less lonely when he unwittingl­y pulls maid of honour Sarah (Milioti) into the same loop. WHAT’S RIGHT WITH IT? This US indie film is plenty smart, amply funny and nicely performed – with the charismati­c Samberg reminding us why he really should be a bigger movie star.

WHAT’S WRONG WITH IT? Groundhog Day purists may feel this is a premise that should never be repeated. VERDICT: See the film that sparked a $17.5m bidding war at the 2020 Sundance Festival. HHHH

 ??  ?? We wouldn’t mind doing this on repeat, tbh
We wouldn’t mind doing this on repeat, tbh

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