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“Girls Trip”: A Filthy, Freeing Physical Comedy

At one point in “Girls Trip,” the sublimely raunchy new summer comedy directed by Malcolm D. Lee, a struggling gossip blogger sexually mounts a lamp. The blogger, Sasha, played by Queen Latifah, has been loosened by a long dribble of absinthe. The enabler is Dina, played by Tiffany Haddish, an implacable hedonist whose animal loyalty to her college friends (the “Flossy Posse,” a foursome that has gathered, decades after graduation, for a sororal reckoning), might, in another film, seem sappy. “Girls Trip,” however, has a wilder, basal feminine charge. The…

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New Zealand 30-15 Lions: Tourists need to be more physical – Warren Gatland

Media playback is not supported on this device The British and Irish Lions need to be “more physical” when they face New Zealand in next week’s second Test in Wellington, says coach Warren Gatland. The tourists were beaten 30-15 in the opener at Eden Park on Saturday despite tries at the end of either half from Sean O’Brien and Rhys Webb. Gatland says he has identified the areas where the Lions lost the game. “A lot of those things are fixable. We know what to expect for next week,” said…

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