There have been lots of romance movies where time is warped, looped or frappéd — from Groundhog Day to Time Traveler's Wife. But in the new movie About Time, from Richard Curtis (Notting Hill), the dude has total control over his time-journeys, which means that everything goes pretty smoothly for him. Yawn.
Rachel McAdams was the female lead in the movies The Time Traveler's Wife and Midnight in Paris, and now she's co-starring in Richard Curtis' new movie About Time. In all three films, the dude takes off time-traveling, leaving McAdams behind. So McAdams, quite rightly, is wondering when it's her turn.
Time travel lets you have do-overs, like in those instances where you've just blurted something about oral sex in front of your girlfriend's parents. That's the novel spin on time-travel in About Time, the new movie from Richard Curtis (Blackadder, Doctor Who). Check out a new trailer!
There have been plenty of time travel movies that involve romance, but About Time — from Richard Curtis, the writer and director of Love Actually — takes a different view on it. Instead to using it to save a relationship, why not use it to make sure your new relationship stays awesome?
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Screenwriter Richard Curtis — who directed Love Actually and penned the beautiful and heartbreaking Doctor Who episode "Vincent and the Doctor," Notting Hill, and Four Weddings and A Funeral — is finally giving us more science fiction. Curtis is currently writing (and planning to direct) his own time-travel feature…
Do you make lists for everything? Color coordinate your tupperware according to food groups? Plan what you're going to wear weeks in advance? Chances are you'll probably love About-Time, the Venn Diagram clock.
The About Time clock looks like a plate supported by a cone underneath, and it tells you the time by slowly rolling clockwise. The edge of that plate-like part that's touching the tabletop is where you read the time.