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Timberlake on the big screen, with benefits

Is it a guilty pleasure if you don’t feel any guilt?

For the past couple of months, it seems as though every time I channel surf, I stumble on a showing of “Friends With Benefits.” And every time I land on that unchallenging little slip of a movie, I watch it again. Why? I can’t give you a sensible answer. But I can tell you that a big part of the reason is named Justin Timberlake.

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