Friends with Benefits (2011) - Just Sex Scene (5/10)
Friends with Benefits is a American romantic comedy film directed by Will Gluckand starring Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis in the lead roles. Over time, they begin to develop deep mutual feelings for each other, only to deny it each time they are together.
Principal casting for Friends with Benefits took place over a three-month period from April to July Gluck reworked the original script and plot shortly after casting Timberlake and Kunis. Friends with Benefits was generally well received by critics, most of whom praised the chemistry between the lead actors. Dylan comes to New York and after interviewing for the position learns from Jamie that he has been given an offer to work for GQ.
Initially skeptical about the job and moving to New York, Dylan eventually agrees to the job after a fun night exploring the city with Jamie. The following day, Jamie presents Dylan with the contract to sign so she can land her commission for recruiting him.
Not knowing anyone else in the city, he quickly develops a strong platonic friendship with Jamie. One night, they get on the topic of sex and relationships. They come to the conclusion that sex should not come with so many emotional attachments. As they both feel the need for a physical connection, they agree to have sex without emotion or commitment. After several trysts together, Jamie comes to the realization that this is not really what she wants and she would like to start dating again.
She i principali personaggi del film Friends with Benefits Dylan that they need to stop. Jamie meets Parker, an oncologistand they begin dating. After five dates, they consummate their relationship, only to break up the next morning.
Trying to be sympathetic and to console her, Dylan suggests she travel with him to California over the Fourth of July weekend, while he visits his family. Initially hesitant, Jamie agrees after much persistence from Dylan. They fly to Los Angeles, where Jamie meets his sister Annie, nephew Sammy, and father, who suffers from the early stages of Alzheimer's disease.
While in California, they begin to develop strong emotional romantic feelings for each other and share a passionate kiss, which leads to a night of close intimacy unlike any other they had shared before. However, the next day, Jamie overhears a conversation between Annie and Dylan, where Annie suspects Dylan and Jamie like each other, though he insists otherwise and says Jamie is too "fucked up" for him to date.
Hurt, she flies back to New York. A few days later, Dylan returns to New York, trying to reconcile his friendship with Jamie and find out why she has been ignoring him. He finally finds Jamie on the top of a building, and she informs him she overheard everything he said and has no interest in maintaining any kind of a friendship with him. Soon after this, Jamie discovers that Dylan may be leaving the GQ position for another job before the year elapses on his contract, which would affect her commission.
She i principali personaggi del film Friends with Benefits Dylan about this, which leads to another argument. Both begin to do some soul searching trying to come to terms with their feelings about their relationship. Jamie spends time with her mother, Lorna, while Dylan discusses it with Annie over the phone.
His sister informs him that their father will be i principali personaggi del film Friends with Benefits to Newark and he needs to be picked up at the airport. While at the airport, his father, in a moment of Alzheimer's-induced confusion, incorrectly recognizes a passer-by as a woman from his past.
Dylan asks him about the woman. After regaining his lucidity, his father says that she was i principali personaggi del film Friends with Benefits woman he met in the Navy and "the love of my life".
He also states that he regrets decisions he made in his youth to let her go. Dylan's father tells him not to do the same thing, and to reconcile with Jamie if there is any chance of saving the relationship. Dylan realizes how he really feels about Jamie after talking with his father and decides to go after her; he calls Jamie's mother to set up an excuse to get Jamie to go to Grand Central Station thinking she i principali personaggi del film Friends with Benefits be picking up her mother.
He arranges to have a flash mob dance to " Closing Time " set up to surprise Jamie at the station. When the moment comes, he catches up with Jamie i principali personaggi del film Friends with Benefits tells her how he really feels. Surprised and happy by this turn of events, Jamie tells him to kiss her. After sharing a passionate kiss, Dylan suggests it is time they go on their first real date. They go across the street to the I principali personaggi del film Friends with Benefits Square café and although they attempt to keep the date casual and relaxed, the film ends with them in a sensual embrace and passionate kiss.
Credits adapted from AllMovie and The Guardian. In AprilJustin Timberlake became the first to sign on to the project. Paramount Pictures dropped its original protest against the film after their director, Ivan Reitmanre-titled his film, No Strings Attached. Screen Gems then moved forward with the title Friends with Benefits. At the same time, NBC was developing a sitcom with the same title, but the movie production company stated that due to its production schedule, they didn't expect an issue to arise.
Director Will Gluck spoke about the frustration of comparing the two films, stating: "I wish there was more space between them. The thing that's irking me now is people are saying we're remaking No Strings Attached. We're not remaking it. The two movies were being made at the same time. There's only This is just one of the many.
The i principali personaggi del film Friends with Benefits theatrical trailer was released on March 16, Timberlake and Kunis also landed on the cover of Elle in support of the film. Will Gluck stated that the concept of the story began with the idea that he wanted to work with Kunis and Timberlake, explaining that he rewrote the script for the two actors.
Following those changes, Gluck expressed that he wanted to attract a more adult audience and that he "wanted to do more of an adult movie about sex, too, and about relationships".
In an interview with MovielineGluck further discussed the film's plot saying that Friends with Benefits would relate largely with a younger generation. He added: "They comment about these i principali personaggi del film Friends with Benefits comedies throughout the movie, and as they go through their storyline, they realize that they're in a romantic comedy story — as two regular people who aren't in a movie would comment on.
They're very cognizant that they're in this story Gluck would meet with the actors with 20 pages of script in front of him and the three would beat it up, changing lines, and defending each character's perspective. In Juneit was announced that Madison Gate Records would be i principali personaggi del film Friends with Benefits the album which featured fifteen songs. The album for Friends with Benefits was released on July 19, Friends with Benefits received generally positive reviews from critics.
The site's critical consensus reads, " Friends with Benefits adds nothing new to its well-worn rom-com formula, but the chemistry between Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis is almost enough to carry the movie by itself.
Manohla Dargis of The New York Times praised Friends with Benefits for its "breezy, speedy and funny comedy" and complimented the chemistry between the lead actors.
At some fundamental level, I simply enjoyed watching them. Concluding his review, Sandhu presented Friends with Benefits a three out of five stars. Mary Pols of Time applauded the film, and wrote that despite the plot being predictable, the film was "elevated by energetic dialogue, the sexual chemistry between the leads and the fact that the miscommunication that keeps bliss at bay Giving it a 'B' grade, Paras asserted that the film was the best romantic comedy film in a long time.
Gluck adheres to the formula. According to The New York TimesFriends with Benefitsa film "about love and sex in the age of social networking, gets some of its juice and tang partly by trash-talking its own genre. The setup is familiar, as are the essential elements: a single man and a single woman, two battered hearts yet a pair of resilient, eager, pretty bodies Friends with Benefits starts from the premise that its characters, and you, are sick of the romantic comedy clichés they may secretly, or not so secretly, adore.
They were just quickly parentalized and became a caretaker. And the caretaking is all part of the 'going for a broken person' and trying to fix them. Timberlake added that Friends with Benefits is a film for "our generation; people that are between 25 and 30 years of age that are moving into a different part of their life. They are not sure what type of commitment they are comfortable with or what they're gonna do for the rest of their life". Friends with Benefits was released in North America on July 22,in 2, theaters.
The film had similar success internationally. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Friends with Benefits Theatrical release poster. Keith Merryman David A. Newman Harley Peyton. As a viewer, I don't want to walk into a movie called Friends with Benefits and see the PG version. For me, you can't have a movie like that without embracing what the title is.
The look, thanks to director of photography Michael Grady, and the conversations on sex and commitment are open and open-ended.
Important issues about the inherent clash between changing mores and traditional values get noodled over a bit. The sex talk is graphic, the sex itself is explicit and energetic, and Jamie and Dylan have a kind of sweetness that makes you want to root for them. Ironically, the problem is that Friends with Benefits doesn't go far enough when it gets to the substantial stuff. As Freud famously said — even romantic comedies need to take their sex seriously or there will be no satisfaction.
Kunis's easy authority grounds the movie, while Timberlake tapdances delightfully around the edges. His voice and i principali personaggi del film Friends with Benefits manner are light, there's barely a hair on the guy's chest, yet his confidence and wit are sexy in a way entirely befitting a smart urban romance. British Board of Film Classification.
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