While I was mixed on it overall, one can’t ignore the indie charm of Colin Trevorrow‘s Safety Not Guaranteed. Featuring Parks & Rec star Aubrey Plaza along with Mark Duplass, it is a fairly predictable dramedy, but with fleshed-out characters and some fun moments.
We’ve got the first trailer today via Apple and one can watch our full video review from Sundance here. Highlighted in the trailer for this time-travel adventure is Jake Johnson, my personal favorite performance of the film, as he delivers a few of the funniest lines. Overall we called it “a diverting experience that is easy to go down, but with little impact felt,” which is the vibe given off in this trailer, seen below.
From the producers of Little Miss Sunshine – When an unusual classified ad inspires three cynical Seattle magazine employees to look for the story behind it, they discover a mysterious eccentric named Kenneth, a likable but paranoid supermarket clerk, who believes hes solved the riddle of time travel and intends to depart again soon. Together, they embark on a hilarious, smart, and unexpectedly heartfelt journey that reveals how far believing can take you.
Safety Not Guaranteed arrives on June 8th, 2012.
Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. If we were provided screener copies, we’ll have our own write-up, but if that’s not the case, one can find official descriptions from the distributors. Check out […]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and I dive right into Richard Linklater‘s 12-year intimate epic Boyhood. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and home video in the coming week, including Noah, Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery, Guardians of the […]
Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not […]
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