Miles Teller and Analeigh Tipton are smart enough actors to make the most of this uneven romantic comedy, which never manages to disguise the standard formula, even with a gimmicky premise. So while the plot and characters are simplistic and artificial, at least there's some charisma on the screen to keep us entertained. There's also a spark of lively chemistry that makes the hokey romance somewhat amusing.
It's set in New York, where Megan (Tipton) has moved in with her loved-up friends (Jessica Szohr and Scott Mescudi) to recover from a bad break-up. After a run-in with her ex (Josh Salatin), she goes online in a moment of desperation and then heads to Brooklyn for a one-night stand with Alec (Teller). But when she tries to sneak out in the morning, she finds that they're snowed-in, unable to leave the building. Super-defensive for no real reason, she creates a war-zone in the flat, and they eventually agree to be ruthlessly honest with each other. If they're going to be trapped together, they might as well learn something useful.
There's never a question of where this is heading, although the script makes Megan such an angry shrew that we really don't like her at all for much of the film. She only calms down when Alec produces some weed (a misogynistic plot point), and as they finally begin to communicate Tipton and Teller are able to inject an enjoyable mixture of intelligence and wit into their rambling conversation. This makes them feel more realistic, and lets the film make some sharp observations about the nature of courtship in the world of dating apps. Yes, looking for a partner online is difficult even when "the bar is set so very low".
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When Megan (Analeigh Tipton) is asked to move out of her by her best friend (Jessica Szohr) and her boyfriend (Scott Mescudi), she begins online dating by looking for a one night stand. The next morning, she awkwardly wakes up next to Alec (Miles Teller), and soon rejoices in the ephemeral nature of their relationship. But upon attempting to leave, Megan discovers that she has been snowed into Alec's apartment, causing the couple's one night stand to continue longer than it should have. As the two twenty-something New Yorkers are forced to get to know each other, in this quirky romantic comedy, they finally decide that they should perhaps try again, to see if they can successfully take on board their advice.
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'N Sync star Joey Fatone was seen bringing his daughter Briahna Joely Fatone to an exclusive performance from his former band mate Justin Timberlake at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City.
Swift's Rhode Island hoe-down boasted an enviable guestlist.
Taylor Swift has yet again proven her flair for getting people together after having hosted a star-packed yet sophisticated Independence Day bash at her Rhode Island mansion. Lena Dunham, Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield, Hart of Dixie's Jaime King, indie star Ingrid Michaelson and Gossip Girl actress Jessica Szohr.
The country pop star made sure all of her fans knew she was hosting the fashionable guests by tweeting a "Family portrait" of herself with her friends. The shot, which has nearly amassed 500K 'likes' on Instagram, shows Swift with nine of her closest girlfriends, including Girls' Dunham, Szohr, and Stone.
All of Taylor's photogenic friends posed demurely for the team photo, apart from Lena Dunham who flashed her middle finger to the camera whilst frowning. The Girls star's fans know her for her rejection of typical Hollywood ideals and her outlandish, offensive pose is sure to make them love her a little more.
'Gossip Girl' actress Jessica Szohr, 'Identity Thief' star Melissa McCarthy and 'Saturday Night Live' star Vanessa Bayer with her friend are snapped in Soho, New York City where they all gladly stop to pose for a few pictures. Melissa is about to be driven off in a car, but waves at photographers from her window and appears to mouth 'Thank you' to a paparazzo who shouts that he loves her movies.
'Law & Order' actor Chris Noth, 'Sin City' actress Rosario Dawson and 'Gossip Girl' star Jessica Szohr were all among the star arrivals at the annual Samsung Hope For Children Gala held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.
Former salesmen Billy and Nick are left unemployed after the owner of the company that they work for decides to become an internet only business rendering their door-to-door techniques obsolete. In a bid to get back on the career ladder, Billy manages to land them an online, webcam interview with internet giant Google which, admittedly, could've gone better. After initially establishing themselves as illiterate in the way of computers by shouting at their potential employers through a machine at a public library, they managed to cause them great alarm, not to mention confusion, with an animated description of what they would do if they were shrunk to the size of a nickel and placed in a blender. An odd question for a job interview, but possibly not one this wacky duo haven't thought about before.
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Billy and Nick thought they were the perfect sales team, but their careers hit rock bottom when the owner of their company shut up shop due to the ever increasing internet preference among consumers. However, Billy soon manages to find a way for them to pick up a new, more stable job in the world of technological advancement and lands them an interview for an internship with global internet giant Google. As interns, they are made to compete for a full time job with an army of young, genius students who way out-geek Billy and Nick and whose expertise in technology is formidable. As much as they try and fit in with them, the students just can't help themselves and find every opportunity to take advantage of their computer naivety.
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Arizona's Lake Victoria is being invaded by virtually naked young people during spring break, but teen Jake (McQueen) has to babysit his young siblings (Brooklynn Proulx and Sage Ryan) because his mother Julie (Shue) is especially busy as the town sheriff. As a sleazy filmmaker (O'Connell) hires Jake to show him the lake, Julie is investigating evidence that an underwater rift has released a school of voracious prehistoric piranhas. So not only must she get all of these drunken revellers out of the water, but she needs to make sure her kids are safe.
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