A big-hearted comedy with a day in the life look at Double Whammies – a Hooters-style bar and its tight-knit, all-female staff.
Lisa Conroy (Regina Hall, Girls Trip) is the last person you’d expect to find in a highway-side “sports bar with curves,” but as general manager at Double Whammies, she’s come to love the place and its customers. An incurable den mother, she nurtures and protects her girls fiercely-but her optimism is battered from every direction.
Double Whammies is a perfect venue through which to reveal the modern workplace: ruthless corporate exploitation, defiant workers’ solidarity, and messy gender and racial politics. But that’s never at the expense of insightful, even-handed characterisation and believably funny, touching situations.
From director Andrew Bujalski (Results) featuring Haley Lu Richardson (Split), James Le Gros (Certain Women), Dylan Gelula (Her Smell), Brooklyn Decker (Battleship), Jana Kramer (“One Tree Hill”), Lea DeLaria (“Orange Is the New Black”) and more.
BBFC Advice: Contains strong language, brief nudity
Running Time: 1hr 26mins
BBFC Advice: 15
Director(s): Andrew Bujalski
Year of release: 2019