Charming, but ultimately flat movie that stands a recently shorn hair above the pack of recent comedies in this same vein. Many of the best performers are wasted, and the breakneck pace doesn't allow us to simmer in the scenes most ripe for more humor. Very watchable, very forgettable. Don't rush out to see it, but don't scorn it as a suggestion for a Movie Night.
Between the lack of big-name actors and the small budget, this easily could have been an episode of a prestige television sci-fi anthology series. That's both a good thing and a bad thing.
GOOD THING: The plot was interesting and the mechanics of it seemed to intimate a larger world building that is ripe for exploration. It is nice to see small budget films with absurd plots make it to the theater. The action is good and fun, and the…