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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Emma Stone
Woody Harrelson
Justin Timberlake
Mila Kunis
Patricia Clarkson
Andy Samberg
Richard Jenkins
Directors
Will Gluck
Screenwriters
Keith Merryman
Running Time
109 minutes

Friends With Benefits
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Friends With Benefits

Plot
New York head hunter Jamie (Kunis) successfully lures art director Dylan (Timberlake) to New York for a magazine job. After becoming friends, they decide to try no-strings sex, believing they can keep emotions out of it. Naturally, they can’t…


Verdict
This coasts along just fine thanks to charm and comical interludes, but it fails to deliver the sassy story it promises. Fine for a romantic comedy, but an inferior follow up to director Gluck’s edgier Easy A.


Reviewed by Anna Smith

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