Safety Not Guaranteed (★★★ Empire US iPad Review)

SafetyNotGuaranteedSquareIn this endearing comedy, Seattle journalist Jeff (New Girl’s Jake Johnson) sets off with intern Darius (Aubrey Plaza), ostensibly to investigate a Craigslist-style ad placed by an oddball inventor (Mark Duplass), seeking a companion for a time travel experiment. This being indieland, the sci-fi premise is an excuse for existential-slash-metaphysical musings and relationship stuff, and the likable characters keep it cruising merrily along. ★★★


About David Hughes: Published Work

Empire and Time Out film critic, screenwriter of award-winning drama "Where the Road Runs Out", and MD of movie marketing agency Synchronicity, and author of books about Kubrick, Lynch and films that were never made.

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