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Review: 'Drinking Buddies' raises a pint at friendship
Review: 'Drinking Buddies' raises a pint at friendship

The names are bigger, the flow is smoother, but the voyeuristic aimlessness still prevails in indie stalwart Joe Swanberg's latest film, the breezily charming "Drinking Buddies." The action — a term used loosely with regards to Swanberg ("Hannah Takes the Stairs," "LOL") — swirls around craft brewery coworkers Kate (Olivia Wilde) and Luke (Jake Johnson), cozy chums whose jokey, caring, pint-hoisting closeness has everything a relationship seemingly needs except deal-clinching carnality. In fact, chivalrous Luke's already got a perfectly easygoing fiancée named Jill (Anna Kendrick, reliably winning), and guy's gal Kate has an...

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