Meg Ryan/Julia Roberts/her from Grey’s Anatomy and their earnest search for romance is looking even less fashionable then ever, and Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake completely agree. Ignoring Love and Other Drugs in their hurry to take off all their clothes, our two lust-birds instead opt for some No Strings Attached sex in this, Will Gluck’s latest fast-talking comedy. While you’ve undoubtedly seen Friends With Benefits before, it is nevertheless well worth the ever-present sense of deja vu.
One Day, the bestselling novel by David Nicholls, is a wonderful piece of work. Utterly romantic, it has drawn both male and female readers to it like flies to a honeypot. Did you get that? Both genders loved it. That’s worth a literary award in itself. But what of the movie adaptation? Well, in a very rare state of affairs, I’m completely torn between loving it and loathing it…
It’s Orlando Bloom’s face fuzz vs Colin Firth’s clean shave as new trailer for Main Street is finally released
So after a wet and blustery June and a less than tropical July, it looks like August is going to be no better. So, rather than delay the inevitable, best face facts now: that barbeque is staying in the shed, you’re not going to get a chance to wear that bikini and picnic food tastes rubbish when it’s covered in rain. However, last time we checked cinemas are all rain free! Huzzah! Here’s your pick of what’s to come next month!
Finally, a worthy successor to the biting day-glo comedy Mean Girls. Easy A is an effortlessly cool high school comedy, fronted by the delightful up-and-comer Emma Stone. Though laid back parents Stanley Tucci and Patricia Clarkson absolutely steal the show, there’s not a lot to dislike about this witty tale of gossip, reputation and the power of infamy.