Eccentric Indie Films you will definitely enjoy
Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)
Dir: Colin Trevorrow
Stars: Aubrey Plaza, Mark Duplass, Jake Johnson
Three magazine employees head out on an assignment to interview a guy who placed a classified advertisement seeking a companion for time travel.
Winter Passing (2005)
Dir: Adam Rapp
Stars: Ed Harris, Zooey Deschanel, Will Ferrell
Actress Reese Holden has been offered a small fortune by a book editor if she can secure for publication the love letters that her father, a reclusive novelist, wrote to her mother, who has since passed away.
Ghost World (2001)
Dir: Terry Zwigoff
Stars: Steve Buscemi, Thora Birch, Scarlett Johansson
With only the plan of moving in together after high school, two unusually devious friends seek direction in life. As a mere gag, they respond to a man’s newspaper ad for a date, only to find it will greatly complicate their lives.
Dir: Matt Aselton
Stars: Paul Dano, Zooey Deschanel, John Goodman
A mattress salesman finds his plan to adopt a Chinese baby augmented by the arrival of a young woman, who comes into his workplace, falls asleep on one of the beds, and starts to affect his life upon waking up.
Live Free or Die (2006)
Dir: Gregg Kavet, Andy Robin
Stars: Aaron Stanford, Paul Schneider, Judah Friedlander
Lackluster criminals look to pull a job in the Granite State.
Dir: Richard Ayoade
Stars: Craig Roberts, Sally Hawkins, Paddy Considine
15-year-old Oliver Tate has two objectives: To lose his virginity before his next birthday, and to extinguish the flame between his mother and an ex-lover who has resurfaced in her life.
Jeff, Who Lives at Home (2011)
Dir: Jay Duplass, Mark Duplass
Stars: Jason Segel, Ed Helms, Judy Greer
Dispatched from his basement room on an errand for his widowed mother, slacker Jeff might discover his destiny (finally) when he spends the day with his unhappily married brother as he tracks his possibly adulterous wife.
Hamlet 2 (2008)
Dir: Andrew Fleming
Stars: Steve Coogan, Elisabeth Shue, Catherine Keener
In this irreverent comedy, a failed actor-turned-worse-high-school-drama-teacher rallies his Tucson, AZ students as he conceives and stages politically incorrect musical sequel to Shakespeare’s Hamlet.
Gentlemen Broncos (2009)
Dir: Jared Hess
Stars: Michael Angarano, Jemaine Clement, Mike White
A teenager attends a fantasy writers’ convention where he discovers his idea has been stolen by an established novelist.
Garden State (2004)
Dir: Zach Braff
Stars: Zach Braff, Peter Sarsgaard, Natalie Portman
A quietly troubled young man returns home for his mother’s funeral after being estranged from his family for a decade.