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REVIEW: MAN UP, starring Lake Bell and Simon Pegg

In a nutshell: Nancy and Jack go on a date by mistake, leading to a night neither of them will forget.

Man Up was great. Funny and fast-moving, it was a love-letter to the British dating scene, in all its toe-clenchingly awkward glory. Nancy – a 30-something cynic who hasn’t had a relationship in four years – inadvertently ends up being mistaken by Jack as his blind date for the night. Instead of correcting him, she plays along with it, merrily pretending to be the 24-year-old triathlete City worked his friend has set him up with. Still with me…? Continue reading REVIEW: MAN UP, starring Lake Bell and Simon Pegg