Friends With Benefits - Review

In the infectiously smart-mouthed but uneven romantic comedy Friends With Benefits, Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis talk and talk and talk — truly, madly, glibly. They talk when they meet cute at a New York airport (he's a hot Internet property who's just arrived from L.A. to be interviewed for the position of art director atGQ magazine; she's the corporate headhunter who recruited him). They talk that night when she shows him around the city — at a swank outdoor bar, on a romantic rooftop, in the touristy swarms of Times Square, where they wind up smack in the middle of a flash mob that's performing ''New York, New York.'' (Even that doesn't stop them from talking.) They talk, as well, when they fall into bed a few days later, in a sex scene that‘s an offhand riot of blunt anatomical specificity. And they talk — God, do they talk! — when they try to pin down the status of their relationship. Read More...

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