Kate (Olivia Wilde) and Luke (Jake Johnson) work together at a craft brewery. They have one of those friendships that feels like it could be something more. But Kate is with Chris (Ron Livingston), and Luke is with Jill (Anna Kendrick). Jill wants to know if Luke is ready to talk about marriage. The answer to that question becomes crystal clear when Luke and Kate unexpectedly find themselves alone for a weekend. DRINKING BUDDIES is written and directed by Joe Swanberg and stars Olivia Wilde, Jake Johnson, Anna Kendrick, and Ron Livingston.
Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes
Swanberg achieves an occasionally heady aura of improvisational flirtatiousness mixed with a churning will-they-or-won't-they suspense.Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times, 08.30.2013
This is a special movie.Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle, 08.29.2013
A meandering, unfocused kind-of love story among 20 and 30-somethings that grates as much as it pleases.Linda Barnard, Toronto Star, 09.05.2013
[Swanberg] points the movie in directions that defy our expectations, exploring the characters' immaturity and the entropy of human interaction.Ty Burr, Boston Globe, 09.12.2013