‘No Strings Attached’: Friends-with-benefits story can become twisted, funny relationship

‘No Strings Attached’: Friends-with-benefits story can become twisted, funny relationship

FILM REVIEW

“No Strings Attached”

Ivan Reitman – whose directing career (“Ghostbusters”) can be so very very long when you look at the enamel he really includes a son, Jason, directing Oscar-worthy comedies – has their most useful outing in years with “No Strings Attached,” an amusing flip regarding the “friends with advantages” sex-leads-to-love romantic comedy formula.

It is a film taking advantage of another sparkling, sexy and emotionally available performance by Natalie Portman, some clever turns in situations and witty banter that is not bashful about crossing over into “Hangover”-level raunchy. Read more