Sunday, August 25, 2013

Aubrey Plaza Begins a Very Promising Film Career With Safety Not Guaranteed

This is an odd little movie. It kind of fits in the rom-com category. It's kind of funny. It's kind of just plain wacky.

The wonderfully lovely Aubry Plaza (from Parks and Recreation) plays an intern at a Seattle magazine who gets the chance to help cover a story about a loner who places an ad in a newspaper seeking someone to travel back in time with him.

Safety Not Guaranteed is a minor, indie take on Back to the Future. Mark Duplass, my favorite character in the excellent show The League, plays the time traveler.

The best elements of the film include: the viewer's ability to begin loving Duplass and Plaza quite a bit in due time, some of the hysterical comedic bits like when Plaza's fellow intern nerd dons sunglasses in order to strengthen his cool factor and have a shot at getting laid, and the "terrible" song Duplass plays for Plaza one night at a campfire.

This may not seem like a must-see movie, but anyone who doesn't like sci-fi and thinks they wouldn't like the time-travel element should not shy away. The true focus here is relationships, and that's a winning formula whenever you bring in actors this good.

***1/2 out of ***** stars

9 comments:

  1. Persuasively created and well altogether considered.
    https://www.resumeyard.com

    ReplyDelete
  2. Thanks for an interesting blog. What else may I get that sort of info written in such a perfect approach? I have an undertaking that I am just now operating on, and I have been on the lookout for such info. One Piece tube HDfilme

    ReplyDelete
  3. Great post full of useful tips! My site is fairly new and I am also having a hard time getting my readers to leave comments. Analytics shows they are coming to the site but I have a feeling “nobody wants to be first”. hollywood movies 2019

    ReplyDelete
  4. It is hard to get everything given, in the event that you are making an expert standard Film. Least expert Standards suggest that you take care of the team and cast and feed them and treat them well.best horror movies

    ReplyDelete
  5. What are the benefits of online How to Watch Movies Online Free at 123movieshub movie rentals versus renting from a store? The cost effectiveness of online movie rentals is fairly obvious

    ReplyDelete
  6. When you pay the little one time charge;watch documentaries online free you will never be approached to pay another penny for watching the movies online.

    ReplyDelete