After a loved one falls ill, 25 year old struggling comedian Emily Martin returns to her college town of Austin, Texas and must come to terms with her past while staying with her ex-boyfriend and his new girlfriend.
G.J. Echternkamp tells the story of his relationship with his parents, his mother Cindy (Russo) and his step-father, Frank (Platt). Frank used to be a member of OXO, a band from the '80s ... See full summary »
A developmentally delayed 40 year old man named Shonzi is sent to live with his brother Todd. But when Shonzi develops a crush on Todd's new girlfriend Lindsay, he threatens to reveal past ... See full summary »
Wally Spivak is at his wit's end. A frustrated, unpublished author who's surrounded by a group of underachieving buddies and pretentious hipsters in the gentrifying Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, Wally is stuck in a rut and can't get out. But when he strikes up an unlikely friendship with an engaged couple from the west side, Wally starts to see things in an entirely different way - and his life takes a turn for the better...
I found this movie endearing, uplifting and inspired. Misunderstood artist lost in his own self-doubt, insecure in his own ability, but happenstance and stepping out of his comfort zone open him up to the possibilities in front of him and renew his faith in the world. Yes, it has it's cheesy moments, but all in all, a nice change of pace.
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