Good material made better by sharp delivery and pacing
Matt and Hannah have been seeing each other for about 2 weeks and tonight is the night that they return to her apartment in order to have sex. A world of possibilities lie in front of their young relationship, but none of that is in their minds as they mutually undress one another – or at least it wasn't on their minds until Matt returned from 2 weeks in the future to warn his horny self of the road ahead.
There is a certain freshness to this short film. It is there at the start with the visually cool apartment, the good clean shots and look of the film and it continues with the plot development. The writing takes all stages of a relationship, the good and the angst, and compresses them into a short scene – keeping it light to be funny but still undeniably pretty smart. The script has plenty of chuckles and energy to it but it is the delivery that makes it work. Of course it helps that you have the writer in the lead role, so he knows the good material that he wrote, but this shouldn't take away from the performances.
Yaffe's multiple roles gives him plenty to do but he does well to stay in character for all of them, making small changes that are comic and nicely done. In the middle of all of the hims is Hunt, who has a harder role with a constantly shifting reaction-mode (often I guess, reacting to air or stand-ins), but she is also funny with her facial reactions and delivery. The pacing of the film in the studio and in the editing is appropriate and effective, making it work well for what it does. It is a really enjoyable little scene, with a lot of energy but also control as it has good pace and timing throughout.
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