‘Save Yourselves!’: Film Review
Brooklyn couple Su (Sunita Mani) and Jack (John Reynolds) have several plans to salvage their lives.
Go vegetarian, plant a garden, make sourdough bread, and above all, quit the internet addiction that’s become their relationship’s third wheel, distracting them from make-outs and barging into their fights until Su yells, “Alexa stop!” To detox, the couple embarks on a phone-free week in upstate New York.
“It’s not the end of the world if we forget something,” says Jack.
It’s the end of the world because aliens invade right when they turn off their ringers, making the plugged-in pair the last people to learn that those lights in the sky aren’t shooting stars.
They haven’t seen enough meteors to know the difference.The monsters, overseen by visual effects supervisor Jeff Desom, are a marvel of low-budget ingenuity that nods to “Star Trek’s” infamous Tribbles.
But these small,
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