TiMER (2010)

Life doesn't offer many guarantees, but in the alternate universe of writer-director Jac Schaeffer's feature debut, the romantic comedy TiMER, people can get a digital clock implanted on their wrist that counts down to the second… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 8, 2010
DVD Release Date: June 22, 2010
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Critic Score: 62% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Neil Genzlinger
New York Times

Some of Ms. Schaeffer's plot twists are easy to guess, but everyone's enjoyable to watch.

Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

Make time for this one.

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Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

Jac Shaeffer plays around with the ideas of time and relationships like a malevolent matchmaker, finding plenty of laugh-out loud laughs in the process.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

TiMER never rises above the level of a sitcom. All that's missing is the laugh track.

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Aaron Hillis
Village Voice

A romcom is a romcom, however, and at least this one's more charming than most of Jennifer Aniston's career.

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Geoff Berkshire

For all its low budget shortcomings, TiMER has a scruffy charm you just can't buy.

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Stephen Garrett
Time Out

The lukewarm female talk occasionally grates and the men are portrayed as mind-numbingly simplistic, but on the whole this cyber-Cupid exercise is surprisingly affecting.

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Tim Brayton
Alternate Ending

Makes no claims on anything other than being a charming experience that makes you think for just exactly the length of time it's onscreen.

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Despite its far-fetched premise Jac Schaeffer's debut feature has a surfeit of low-budget, high-concept indie charm and an adorable lead in Emma Caulfield

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
Lewis C.
"What's the point in continuing without a guarantee?" A device that tells you the exact amount of time it will be until you meet your soulmate… More
Nicki Marie
Very original idea for a romantic comedy. Enjoyed this. Cannot understand the reviews saying it was boring! I guess if you are bored by romantic comedies in… More
Cynthia S.
Charming. Cute. Enjoyable.
Leigh Ryan
Mixed feelings. I haven't decided if this was good, bad, or what... It was something that helped pass an hour and a half.
Spencer S.
Genuinely sweet and irrevocably well plotted, Timer is one of those indie comedies that get you unlike its big budgeted star studded counterparts. The… More
jay nixon
Pleasant if farfetched comedy at least puts a newish spin on the romantic comedy formula until the disappointing finale. Good perfomances from the whole cast.