The best thing you can say about Drinking Buddies is something you can say about far too few romantic comedies: there's a lot of emotional nakedness here..
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Could Anna Kendrick be any more adorable than she is in this movie?
This move is so much about those chemical pulls of relationships. That don't make sense because they seem to be out of control, like chaotic ebbs and flows of different and ever changing bonds that swirl around us.
"I'm not lifting a finger"
I loved the payoff with Kendrick's character. Totally unexpected. Thanks, Joe Swanberg, for not doing the Obvious Thing!
I absolutely loved this. The last scene, alone, was worth the price of admission. Unfortunately, years of more-predictable romantic comedies have ruined my wife. She thought the movie was ruined because of the ending.
I really wanted to like this movie because I'll watch anything Anna Kendrick is in, and I like all of the other actors, but while I felt compelled to see how it all played out I just wasn't blown away with it.