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An Unlucky-in-Love Man Resorts to Time Travel in This Short Rom-Com, CTRL Z

“You’ve taken time and you’ve made it completely pointless.”
“You’ve taken time and you’ve made it completely pointless.”
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James Kennedy’s CTRL Z introduces us to best friends Ed and Carrie, as well as Sarah, the object of Ed’s unrequited affections. Can his do-over device (“It’s not a time machine!”) help him win the girl of his dreams—and will Carrie ever forgive him for dragging her along on this weird-science mission?

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Set in a greasy spoon over what only appears to be the length of just one evening, CTRL Z is a small-scale time-travel fantasy that might feel a little too talkative if not for its very funny, likable characters. (And fear not, though its premise may sound a bit similar to this Netflix flick, it’s very different in execution.)

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Is my mind playing tricks? I’m sure I have seen this short film on io9 before..