Mark Duplass

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Movie Review: Safety Not Guaranteed

Safety Not Guaranteed is a movie that creeps up on you, in a very friendly and appropriate way. In places, especially at the beginning, it seems a little too perfectly quirky to survive ninety minutes of running time. However, as the oddball plot draws to inevitable crisis, the characters open their minds and hearts to the impossible, and the movie transforms into something more profound.

Movie Review: Jeff, Who Lives at Home

What makes Jeff intriguing is that he’s not a happy character. While you’d expect a character like him to be whimsical, pleasant, or goofy, Jeff isn’t. He’s not charming, lovable, or even physically appealing, and Segel imbues him with a genuine sadness and desperation that makes him fascinating.