the perfect hybrid between Fleabag and Booksmart 

Dir: Sophie Hyde. Cast: Holliday Grainger, Alia Shawkat, Fra Fee, Dermot Murphy, Amy Molloy, Pat Shortt. 15 cert, 109 mins

While Phoebe Waller-Bridge enjoys her Fleabag victory parade, spare a thought for Holliday Grainger, the magnetic star of Animals, who shouldn’t have her epic debauchery in any way eclipsed. Her character, Laura, starts the film – as she started Emma Jane Unsworth’s 2014 novel – tied to a bed by her own tights, and that seems pretty standard when you get to know her. She’s a classic, Dublin-dwelling shambles, with a nose for decent white wine wherever there’s a bar serving it, and an ability to party her way through bottles of the stuff, rendering her writing ambitions a…

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