No Strings Attached Read Time 2 min. Hookup Hotshot: No Strings Attached

No Strings Attached Read Time 2 min. Hookup Hotshot: No Strings Attached

Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher star in a scene through the movie “No Strings Attached.” The Catholic Information provider category is O – morally unpleasant. The film Association of America rating is R – limited. Under 17 needs accompanyi ng parent or adult guardian. (CNS photo/Paramount) brand brand NEW YORK (CNS) – Screenwriter Elizabeth Meriwether’s script for the morally unmoored relationship comedy “No Strings Attached” (Paramount) discovers many techniques to explain the original arrangement between its main figures, including “friends with benefits,” “sex friends” as well as least one other crudely accurate, but variant that is unprintable.

Most of which would be to say that now-grown-up childhood acquaintances Adam (Ashton Kutcher) and Emma (Natalie Portman) – he a romantically disillusioned television producer, she a hurried, harried, commitment-averse doctor – like to meet up physically while staying detached emotionally.

You understand, like they are doing in the Discovery Channel.

As charted by director Ivan Reitman, the predictable arc of Adam and Emma’s ascent through the freedom associated with barnyard to something resembling accountable individual conversation is punctuated by such crass humor as that entailed whenever their immature daddy, Alvin (Kevin Kline), actually is shacking up with Adam’s ditzy ex-girlfriend Vanessa (Ophelia Lovibond). Read more