Posts Tagged ‘friends with benefits’

Emma Stone (Olive), Patricia Clarkson (Rosemary). Screenplay by Bert V. Royal. Directed by Will Gluck. Rating: 15. Running time: 92 minutes. So I took a gamble and I got punished for it. This is a mess, and a mushy one at that. There’s a dash of decent comedy – a dash being a single scene […]


Justin Timberlake (Dylan), Mila Kunis (Jamie), Patricia Clarkson (Lorna), Richard Jenkins (Mr. Harper). Screenplay by Keith Merryman et al. Directed by Will Gluck. Rating: 15. Running time: 109 minutes. Surprise, surprise: a silly little romcom which, upon reflection, I should probably have known would fail to be anywhere near as cool as its two main […]


Two more months and we’ll be on the home stretch towards the awards season again. Everybody knows that if it’s a year Christopher Nolan is busy filming rather than releasing, cinema practically dies from the end of the Oscars in March until the beginning of October. I’ve found a few exceptions, but this year is […]