Small and delightfully self-assured, “Safety Not Guaranteed” celebrates the idea of taking a chance and accepting the unexpected, in ways that are quietly funny. It opens Friday (6/8/12) in limited release.
Coming from first-timers Colin Trevorrow (director) and Derek Connolly (writer), the film is built on that hoariest of devices – a lie that turns real. In this case, it’s one told by Darius Britt (Aubrey Plaza), an intern at a Seattle magazine who isn’t really sure what she wants to do with her life. (More…)