Excerpt: Billy Crystal said it best in “When Harry Met Sally” when he said “…no man can be friends with a woman that he finds attractive. He always wants to have sex with her.” And it’s true. It’s the way we’re wired (speaking as a man).
Excerpt: Portman is one of my favorite female stars in Hollywood and I had high hopes for this one. Wow, what a disappointment, but I shouldn't be surprised when Kutcher's name is on the cover. How does he keep getting roles? He can't act worth a damn and virtually every project he's involved with stinks.
Excerpt: The Movie How far we've come from the days of When Harry Met Sally , which wondered aloud if men and women could be friends, without sex complicating their lives. Now, in the era of No Strings Attached , singletons apparently postulate the possibilities of sex without emotional involvement.
Conclusion: 'No Strings Attached' works, with clever writing, some funny R rated moments, and the charisma of its two stars… until the end arrives. Then it's all downhill. The movie simply can't avoid the genre pitfalls.
Conclusion: No Strings Attached isn't really a bad movie. It's formula, yes, and it's tiresome, yes, but it is not without some technical merit, a bit of wit, and a couple of decent-to-good performances.
Excerpt: Emma is a busy doctor who sets up a seemingly perfect arrangement when she offers her best friend Adam a relationship with one rule: "No Strings Attached". But when a fling becomes a thing, can sex friends stay best friends.
Excerpt: Somewhere hidden inside No Strings Attached is a thoughtful and complicated film about the way truly brilliant people too often over-intellectualize their lives. Natalie Portman plays Emma, a high-IQ up and coming doctor who’s spent her entire life applying the cold logic which serves her so well...
Excerpt: Originally titled The Fuck Buddies , No Strings Attached is a film about what happens when two highly attractive, sexually compatible people with no interest in long-term commitment decide to limit their relationship to sex.