Following recent gender-flipped remakes Ghostbusters and Ocean’s 8 , Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson look to put a feminist spin on the 1988 hit comedy Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, as a pair of duelling con artists vying for control of a French Riviera town. All efforts to inject their underhand profiteering with #MeToo era revenge motives are scuppered, however, by a pitiful lack of chemistry between the two leads and a script woefully bereft of genuine laughs.
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