A lot of people went to see Ted this weekend. I was one of ’em. It was funny.
But I also saw a little film called Safety Not Guaranteed. Far fewer folks went to see it, and that’s a darn shame.
Because it’s better.
“Safety Not Guaranteed”
Both have fanciful story lines: A bear that comes to life. A man who believes he can time travel. But whereas Ted relies on the humor of Seth McFarlane (who voices the bear) to carry the movie — and, call me cranky, is racist for reasons that I will never find funny — Safety is hilarious simply because…
It is real.
Not the time travel element necessarily. But the people and their stories and their relationships. So the humor that follows is a natural result. Plus, Aubrey Plaza — from Parks and Recreation — proves she can do way more than pout.
If Safety has made its way to your town, give it a look and compare. Then return to this space and agree.
Or let me have it.
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