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.
Since any New York City cinephile has an almost 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 [...]
One of the most highly anticipated films of the Cannes Film Festivals was unveiled this morning to a divisive response, Nicolas Winding Refn‘s Only God Forgives. As we said in our review, “set amidst an underground Muay Thai boxing club and glowing with hellish red lights from countless brothels, the mood and style is more [...]
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