Friends with Benefits is now available to stream on Netflix.
Friends with Benefits (R16, 109mins) Directed by Will Gluck ***½
When Dylan (Justin Timberlake) first meets Jamie (Mila Kunis) she promises to change his life – but it happens in a way neither of them expected.
Lining up a job interview for him at GQ magazine, the New York-based executive recruiter needs him to take the job, so she can earn her commission. While he mulls over his options, the pair talk the night away on the streets of Gotham and bond over their respective, desperate love lives. He’s been declared “emotionally unavailable”, while she has been described as “emotionally damaged”.
Tired of acting out romantic and relationship clichés, but feeling a need for physical contact, the pair make a pact to have sex “without getting emotions involved” and that way they will always remain friends. Of course, after the …