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Nonton Film Two Night Stand (2014) Full Movie


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Film Two Night Stand (2014) Full Movie
Review Film Two Night Stand (2014) Full Movie
The downfall of many recent romantic comedies is that they try to have it all: both the cool nonchalance of hook-up culture and the happily ever after of fairy tale tradition. It can feel like a bait-and-switch sometimes, especially in such movies as “Friends With Benefits” and “No Strings Attached.”

“Two Night Stand” can’t quite overcome the same pitfalls with its familiar theme — a one-time thing becomes something more. But with strong performances, plenty of chemistry between the leads and pithy dialogue, the movie is fun until things get serious — which is to say, until things get unbelievable. And in some ways it more accurately captures millennial quandaries.

Megan, played by Analeigh Tipton, perfectly embodies some of those dilemmas. She’s a listless, jobless naif who was recently dumped by her fiance, leaving her paralyzed by indecision and uncertainty. With little else to occupy her time, she decides to create an online dating profile, where “unemployed” is glorified to “fielding offers,” but even here she’s circumspect. When her roommate asks Megan if she has any dates lined up, the young woman is shocked. “I’m not a machine,” she says.

But an unexpected run-in with her ex is the nudge Megan needs to sign on in search of a one-night stand. And that’s when she meets Alec (Miles Teller). After a 10-second video tour of his apartment to ensure he’s not storing bodies in his lair — this is the stuff of parental nightmares — Megan heads to Brooklyn for a little distraction.

In the real world, Megan would silently slip out before dawn the next morning, and the pair would have gone on with their separate lives. Instead, the two awake to a massive blizzard that maroons them in Alec’s apartment, which is an especially inconvenient situation since, in the light of day (and without the aid of alcohol), Megan and Alec realize they can’t stand each other.

“Two Night Stand” marks the directorial debut of Max Nichols, the son of Mike Nichols of “The Graduate” fame. It’s also the first feature for screenwriter Mark Hammer, whose script landed on the 2011 Black List, the annual roster of stories that film executives say they’d like to see on the big screen. While the setup isn’t particularly revolutionary, the dialogue moves fast, and Hammer doesn’t rely on easy stereotypes. For example, when Alec says he works at a bank, he has to explain that he doesn’t mean he’s in banking; he’s the assistant manager of a branch. And Megan, who was pre-med at NYU, isn’t the type-A female protagonist of pretty much every recent romantic comedy. She has no intention of becoming a doctor, but she’d really like to be a wife and mother one day, which is an admission she doesn’t feel entirely comfortable voicing.


During these heart-to-hearts, the characters begin to warm up to each other — with the help of a bong — and it feels mostly natural. Teller has been one to watch since his earliest roles, and his delivery is both quick and unaffected. Tipton, who got her start as a contestant on “America’s Next Top Model,” is improving as an actor, especially since her almost farcical performance as a lovelorn teen in “Crazy Stupid Love.”

But, as with most romantic comedies, the story falls apart with the formulaic injection of tension and the ensuing resolution, which is utterly outrageous even by rom-com standards. So even if the characteristics of the main players change, as they shy away from ambition and avoid commitment, the game apparently stays the same.

★ ★ ½

R. At AMC Hoffman Center 22. Contains language, sexual situations and drug use. 86 minutes.

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