Long-lost childhood friends Adam (Kutcher) and Emma (Portman) rediscover one another at a dinner party, now both in their 20s. As Adam was recently dumped and nursing student Emma is too busy for emotional commitments, the two discuss the possibility of a purely sexual relationship and embark on an interesting premise as they struggle to stick to their game plan. Portman is great, as usual; Kutcher is dopey, as usual. What could have been a sharp, smart romantic comedy comes off as tart and too gooey sweet for its inaccurate R-rating.
No Strings Attached, in a word, is funny. It is damn funny, actually. I am just as surprised to write this as you probably are to read this. In fact this movie is so funny, I found myself belly-laughing throughout the entire thing. The storyline in this film screams trite ...Read More