Monday, May 21, 2012

Two Comedic Sci-Fi Romance Films

I discovered a new trailer for Nacho Vigalondo's EXTRATERRESTRIAL, which I last blogged about back in September 2011. According to The Film Stage

Following up his excellent time-travel drama Timecrimes, everyone will finally be able to see the next film from Nacho Vigalondo. Extraterrestrial is a science-fiction film of sorts, but the kind you won’t find in your local multiplex. Favoring characters, this film is much more about relationships. While the ending is muddled and unsatisfying, but the journey is a fun one and one can read my TIFF review here.

Focus has now announced a VOD premiere this summer, along with a limited release backed by the newfangled Tugg system, where one can demand a screening in their hometown. We’ve also got a new trailer and poster, with the former selling it like some sort of sitcom.

I've also been very curious about SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED, a film with a time travel premise. Watch the trailer and see if you think there's a possibility of a romance in this one:

Doesn't that look interesting? Read the story blurb at the official site. If it does fall under the science fiction romance category, I'll be really jazzed because Kenneth the supermarket clerk looks like he has awesome "alternative" SFR hero potential. SAFETY NOT GUARANTEED comes out in June.

Joyfully yours,